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A Collection of Several Treatises Concerning the Reasons and Occasions of The Penal Laws (vIZ.) 1. The Execution of Justice not for Religion but for Treason, Dec. 17, 1583. II. Important Considerations by the Secular Priests, Printed A.D. 1601. III The Jesuits Rasons Unreasonable 1662., The Second Edition, Corrected

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: London, "Printed and Sold by Randall Taylor": 1688

Seller ID: 018786

Condition: Good


Bound in later (jbut very well done quarter leather with black title label and gilt lettering, marbled boards. (i-v) 1-58. 6 1/4 x 8 inches. First two pamphlets listed are present. The last one is not View more info

Inventory of Federal Archives in ther States: Series V The Department of Justice, N0. 5, California

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Survey of Federal Archives: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019013

Condition: Very Good


Original cloth backed wrappers. Small (half-dime) stain on front bottom corner, otherwise fine. "Prepared by the Survey of Federal Archives Division of Professional and Service Projects Works Progress Administration, the National Archives Cooperating Sponsor." Mimeographed. Published in a small edition for distribution to CaLifornia county libraries. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. 109 pages, complete. View more info

Inventory of Federal Archives in ther States: Series IX The Department of Agriculture, N0. 5, California

By: N/A

Price: $100.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Survey of Federal Archives: 1940

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019014

Condition: Fine


Original cloth backed wrappers. Two volumes, comjplete "Prepared by the Survey of Federal Archives Division of Professional and Service Projects Works Progress Administration, the National Archives Cooperating Sponsor." Mimeographed. Published in a small edition for distribution to CaLifornia county libraries. 7 1/2 x 10 1/2 inches. 529 pages total in two volumes. Complete. View more info

Constitution of the State of Montana, as Adopted by the Constitutional Convention Held at Helena, Montana, July 4, A. D. 1889. And Ending August 17, A. D. 1889. And Also an Address to the People.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, Independent Publishing Company: 1889

Seller ID: 019418

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's pink wrapper. 5 1/4" x 7 3/4." Seventy-six pages, complete. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. A very clean copy. View more info

Acts of Parliament Extending the Jurisdiction of Great Britain over Certain Parts of North America. In the Senate of the United States, January 13, 1845.

By: N/A

Price: $47.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S. Senate: 1845

Seller ID: 019421

Condition: Very Good


Beige-colored Senate pamphlet. 28th Congress, 2nd Session. January 13, 1845. 5 1/2" x 9." Eight pages, complete. A very clean copy. This document addresses the printing of British Parliament acts for the use of the U.S. Senate. The acts include Cap. CXXXVIII, which extended the jurisdiction of British courts in Lower and Upper Canada, and Cap. LXVI, which regulates the fur trade. View more info

Printed Legal Brief. "The State of California vs. Fred Bose." (Lewd and Lascivious Conduct with a Child Under the Age of Fourteen.) Petition for a Hearing of the Case in the Supreme Court. Sacramento, 1915.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, 1915

Seller ID: 019427

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. December 1915. 7" x 10." Thirty-four pages, complete. A clean copy. The petition, jointly submitted by the state and the attorney for Fred Bose, describes Bose's conviction of child molestation in a Sacramento County court, his sentence to ten years in a Folsom prison, and his request for a new trial denied by the Third District Court of Appeals. The petition asks for a new trial before the Supreme Court. The alleged inci... View more info

Printed Legal Brief. "The State of California vs. Thomas L. Knight." (Lewd and Lascicious Acts Committed upon a Child Under the Age of Fourteen Years.) Respondent's Brief. San Francisco, 1923.

By: N/A

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, 1923

Seller ID: 019428

Condition: Very Good


Original publisher's gray wrapper. March 1923. 7" x 10." Sixteen pages, complete. A clean copy. This brief filed by the State Attorney General in the District Court of Appeal describes Thomas L. Knight's conviction for child molestation in San Francisco Superior Court and argues against his appeal. Knight, age 57, had been convicted of molesting a nine-year-old neighborhood girl in his basement on 20th Street in San Francisco. This molestation is briefly d... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed

By: Abbott, Nathan

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1883

Seller ID: 10236

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Autograph letter signed (5 1/2 x 8 3/4 inch) 3 pages, on Thomas and Abbott stationary, and dated September 7, 1883, Boston, Mass. 1/3 of the last page below Abbott's signature is torn off. The letter is to a Mrs. Greenhalge about settling her father's estate, including finding a buyer for the patents to her father's inventions. Nathan Abbott (1854-1941) received his law degree from Boston University in 1881. He later taught at Michigan (1891-92) and Northwestern (1892-94... View more info

California Farm Tenancy and Methods of Leasing.

By: Adams, R.L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, University of California, College of Agriculture: 1923

Seller ID: 9684

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Agricultureal Experiment Station, Circular No. 272. 48 pages, map, paper wrapper. Covers status of farm tenancy in California; leasing practices for farming, dairies, livestock ranges, poultry plants, various crops; legal requirements and framework; provisions for various types of leases. Discusses leasing methods of Sacramento and San Joaquin Deltas. View more info

Exhibit of Old Law Books and Manuscripts on the Occasion of the Sixty-Second Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association at San Francisco, California, in the Central Court of the Veterans War Memorial Building July 5-15, 1939 (Cover Title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bar Association of San Francisco. 1939. San Francisco.: 1939

Seller ID: 3153

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Illustrated wrappers. From the Foreword: "When the Bar Association of San Francisco learned that Frank J. Hogan, the beloved President of the American Bar Association, was a lover of old books, and particularly of old law books, it felt that nothing was more fitting, as part of the San Francisco Meeting of the National Association in 1939, than an exhibit of law books, manuscripts and other cognate material, particularly of an ancient vintage". The pamphlet lists... View more info

Labor Legislation : Synopsis of Principal Measures Affecting Labor Pending Before the Fortieth Session of the California Legislature : What Does Your Senator and Assemblyman Propose to Do With Them? (cover title)

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California State Federation of Labor: 1913

Seller ID: 4234

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


8-page booklet. Pending legislation includes: Employers' Liability and Workmen's Compensation; Hours of Labor; Measures to Regulate Conditions of Employment; Measures to Protect Life and Limb and the Health of Working People; Measures to Protect the Civil Rights of Workingmen; Anti-Alien Legislation; etc. View more info

The Discoveries of John Poulter, Alias Baster, Prepared as a Christmas Greeting from Management and Employees of Advertisers Composition Company and it Affilates Unigraf and Headlines, Los Angeles, California, December, 1962 (title Cont. In description)

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 7481

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(title cont.): "Re-discovered on a bibliophile ramble, preceded by an introduction, and made public with copious footnotes, by Ivan Volkoff, designed by Gollin, Bright & Zolotow, drawings by Milton Zolotow, composed entirely in the Janson family, one thoused copies printed offset by Advertisers Composition Company, this copy being number 523." A reprint of a late 18th century book in which John Baxter, convicted of a series of crimes, gives tips to law-abiding ci... View more info

Constitution and By-Laws of Roseville Lodge, No. 203, of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows of the State of California

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Printed for Order of the Grand Lodge, I.O.O.F. Of California: 1912

Seller ID: 8565

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Publisher's stapled gray wrappers. Rusting, with some loss of paper at staples. 53 pages, plus index. View more info

The Ohio Plant Pest Law and the Regulations and Quarantines Thereunder Relative to the Control of Insect Pests and Plant Diseases.

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Department of Agriculture, State of Ohio.: 1960

Seller ID: 9859

Condition: Collectible-Fine


(Reprinted 1960). 35 pages. States the laws that related to plant pest control and the importation of plants into Ohio and what to do if there is a problem. Also covers inspection, certification, labeling and advertising as it relates to Ohio. View more info

Military Code and Rules and Regulations for the National Guard of Washington, 1903.

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Olympia, Washington, 1903

Seller ID: 10289

Condition: Collectible-Fine


115 pages; index; bound in leather with tuck-in strap (4 x 5 1/4 inch), gilt lettering on the front cover. Fine clean copy. Contains rules and regulations for the National Guard in the state of Washington. Very light fading along the edges of the leather binding. View more info

Steel Engraving Portrait. "Cyrus Dustan Roys"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 10594

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Engraving, circa 1900s (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 inch) of Cyrus Dustan Roys (1836-1915) of Michigan in civilian clothing. Trained as a lawyer he joined the Union forces in 1861 and served in the 1st Michigan Artillery fighting at McIntire's Ford, Capture of Knoxville and Cumberland Gap, Corinth, and Sherman's March. He was on the staff of General Saunders. After the war he became a corporate lawyer and general council, mainly with railroads in the Chicago area. View more info

Steel Engraving Portrait. "Benjamin Franklin Tracy"

By: Anonymous

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 10596

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


Engraving, circa 1900s (4 1/4 x 6 inch) of Benjamin F. Tracy (1830-1915), in civilian clothing, from New York. Was a lawyer and early organizer of the Republican Party he joined the Civil War in 1863 and was in the Army of the Potomac and in the Battle of the Wilderness won the Medal of Honor. He was made a General before retiring. After the war he returned to the field of law and became U.S. district attorney for the Eastern District of New York. He was famous for crack... View more info

No. 6-21 in the Supreme Court of the State of California. George F. Bronner, Appelant, v. Julius Wetzlar, Respondent. Transcript on Appeal, Sixth District Court, Sacramento County. J.H. McKune, and Armstrong & Hinkson, Attorneys For Appellant. . (cont)

By: Anonymous

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sacramento, California, H.A.Weaver, Printer: 1878

Seller ID: 10764

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


(cont) . Geo. Cadwalader, Attorney for Respondent. Filed March 11, 1878. 80 pages; stiff paper wrapper with title on the cover. Dispute over a will by Rosanna H. Keenan who died out of state. View more info

Supreme Court. Jonas M. Libby Vs. Mary Duffy and Others, Action No. 5. Affidavit and Order Correcting Errors and Summons.

By: Anonymous

Price: $37.50

Publisher: New York, New York, A. Westbrook, Law Lithographer:

Seller ID: 11645

Condition: Collectible-Fine


Printed script. [4] pages with brown paper cover, folded. (3 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch), with title on the cover. Copy of the famous New York - Tammany Hall lawsuit by the people who had given bribery money to N.Y. Alderman Michael Duffy. Duffy tried to hide the money and refused to return it. He had the money and property transfered to his wife Mary, who in this affidavit claims to know almost nothing about it. Fine clean copy. View more info

Original Manuscript : International Law. Scotland / America. 1793

By: Anonymous

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Scotland, 1793

Seller ID: 11785

Condition: Collectible-Very Good


"Memorandum for Sir John Nisbet's Attorney at New York," by an unknown hand. 2 1/2 holograph pages (7 1/4 x 12 inches) dated 1793. The background of this memorandum is that John Edgar, 'Accountant for Excise' has brought a suit against the late Sir John Nisbet and his brother Alexander before Lord Henderland in Edinburgh. The author of the memorandum believes that a Walter Ruthfurd of New Jersey has information relating to Sir John Nisbet's wife that is relative ... View more info