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1 Aylmer, G.E. THE STRUGGLE FOR THE CONSTITUTION, 1603-1689; England in the Seventeenth Century
London Blandford Press 1963 1 St Amer. Hard Cover Very Good No D.j. 8 Vo., 
cloth, pp., viii, 247, illustrated, 12 full page black & white plates, tables, 6 full page maps, index, upper corner bumped, small ink stamp on top edges, 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 Bassett, Norman, L.; REPORT OF THE MAINE STATE BAR ASSOCIATION FOR 1922 AND 1923, Volume 23, With The Proceedings of the Stated Biennial Meeting and of the Commemoration of a Century of Peace Between Canada and the United States, Held at Augusta, Maine, January 10 1923;
Augusta Charles E. Ash & Son, Printer 1923 Hard Cover Very Good 8 Vo., 
pp., 154, (4) pp index, illuatrated, frontis port., 12 full page b & w plates, corners bumped, green cloth, gilt cover & spine, Contains speech given by The Hon. Mr Justice Riddell of the Supreme Court of Ontatio on the subject "Osgoode Hall". Also, speechs made by others regarding Maine's association with Canada. The frontispiece is a full length portrait of Justice Riddell who was made "first honorary member of the Maine State Bar Association" at the meeting 
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3 Bixley, William THE GUILTY AND THE INNOCENT, My Fifty Years at the Old Bailey,
London Souvenire Press 1957 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo ` 
pp., 176, illustrated, 8 full page b & w plates, light wear at d.j edges, ink stamp of former owner on front free endpaper, 
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4 Blackstone, William COMMENTARIES ON THE LAWS OF ENGLAND: In Four Books; With an Analysis of the Work By...Vol. 3 Only
London A Maxwell, and Stevens & Sons 1836 The Nineteenth Edition Hard Cover Very Good 8 Vo., 
half calf, marbled boards, leather spine labels, pp., xx, 455, xxvi: covers are scuffed, worn, piece missing from head of spine, endpapers toned, ink sigs on front free endpapers, ink sig of previous owner at center of front cover. This edition has the last corrections of the author, and copious notes by J.E. Hevenden. 
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EVERYBODY DREAMS, Carota Mario
5 Carota Mario EVERYBODY DREAMS
Summerside, Prince Edward Island Carota Creations 1981 First Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 vo,. Signed by Author
pict. paper wraps, 308 pages, illustrated, signed by author on title page, " This is a story told to share a struggle for citizen participation in the government's development plan for Prince Edward Island. It was a grand rural development plan with funds, obtained in the name of the poor, that were intended to help the fishermen and farmers. And, with a unique prograpm for public participation. Instead, the plan was used to build a shopping mall and a yacht club on the waterfront of an urban center. My reaction to that decision by the governments was to ask the judicial system to determine the legality of their actions...."." from the back wrap." 
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6 Chapman, F.A.R. FUNDAMENTALS OF CANADIAN LAW;
Toronto McGraw-Hill, 1965 Cloth, Very Good Very Good Hardbound 8 Vo., 
pp., viii, 376, index, ,light chipping to d.j. small ink stamp on half-title 
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THE MAN OF TWO LIVES : being an authentic history of Edward Howard Rulloff, philologist and murderer., Crapsey,Edward
7 Crapsey,Edward THE MAN OF TWO LIVES : being an authentic history of Edward Howard Rulloff, philologist and murderer.
New York American News Company 1871 Second Edition Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
printed paper wraps, 100 p., portrait frontis., 4 full page illustrations, wraps are chipped at edges, evidence of old damp stain to some perlim pages, light soil to wraps, The case of the infamous Edward Rulloff (1819-1871) scholar, philologist and murderer. Born at Hammond River, New Brunswick he began his working career in the employ of Keator & Thorne's merchantile establishment on Prince William Street in Saint John. Later he became a clerk and writer in the law office of Duncan Robertson, a noted barrister in Saint John. He was later found guilty of stealing from local stores including from the store of his previous employer, Keator and Thorne and was sentenced to two years in the Saint John jail. In 1842 he turned up in Dryden, New York and his criminal life took to an ever more sinister path culminating in murder but not before in 1869, he presented his theory of language origins "The Method of Languages" to the American Philological Association. Rulloff authored the book, "Method in the Formation of Language." thought by many to be a worthy work on the subject. His brother William Herman Rulofson (September 27, 1826 November 2, 1878) became a successful photographer, who along with his partner, H. W. Bradley, was considered one of the leading photographers in the city of San Francisco Rulloff's hanging was the last public execution held in New York.Rulloff's final words were "Hurry it up! I want to be in hell in time for dinner." 
Price: 425.00 USD
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8 Crime PERSONAL CRIME; A Testimony of Crime;
London Staples Press Limited, 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair 8 Vo., 
blue cloth, gilt spine, pp., 240, ex private library with bookplate inside front cover, d.j. is price-clipped, edge wear, chips and small tears to d.j. with some small losses. Extraordinary criminal confessions submitted anonymously, for publication...here is authentic testimony of criminls to their crimes, told without literary endeavour, but with dramatic detail... 
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9 Dubinsky, J.L. IN AND OUT OF COURT
Hantsport N.S. Lancelot Press, 1983 0 88999 141 3 / 9780889991415 Third Printing Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., Signed by Author
pict paper wraps, (cartoon by Chambers), 288 pages, a signed presentation copy 
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10 Dunkel, Wilbur; WILLIAM LAMBARDE; Elizabethan Jurist 1536-1601;
New Brunswick Rutgers Univ. Press, 1965 1 St Amer. Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
cloth, pp., xxiv, 210, 10 pp bibliography, index, spine of d.j. faded, small ink stamp on top edges, else a v.g copy, The first book-length biography of a neglected Elizabethan. A lawyer and legal historian, sociall reformer and philanthropist and writer of widley used legal manuals. 
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REPORTS OF CASES IN LAW AND EQUITY: from 1670 to 1706, With tables of the names of the cases and the principal matters.By the Honourable Richard Freeman,...Revised and published by Thomas Dixon..., Freeman,Thomas
11 Freeman,Thomas REPORTS OF CASES IN LAW AND EQUITY: from 1670 to 1706, With tables of the names of the cases and the principal matters.By the Honourable Richard Freeman,...Revised and published by Thomas Dixon...
London Henry Lintot, ( assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq;) ([London}) 1742 First Edition Hard Cover Good 4 to., 31 Cm 
bound in full, old calf, red spine label, pp., {16},542,[74];[8],293,[25].binding is scuffed, worn at corners, spine is split, spine ends worn with some loss, text is clean, bright, in two parts; each with a separate title page,pagination and register. Part 1:Reports of cases argued and adjudged in the courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, from 1670 to 1683, [London] , part 2: Cases argued and decreed in the High Court of Chancery, from 1676 to 1706., [London]. "Freeman's Law and Chancery reports (now in separate volumes) were first published together in one volume, folio, in 1742. They were often cited 1 and 2 Freeman, respectively." cf. Soule, Lawyers' reference manual, 1884, p. 96. English Short Title Catalog,ESTCT96564. RARE. 
Price: 295.00 USD
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12 Herbert, A.P. BARDOT M.P. And Other Modern Misleading Cases,
London Methuen & Co., 1964 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8vo 
216 pages, index, a bright crisp copy 
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13 Higgins, A. Pearce DEFENSIVELY ARMED MERCHANT SHIPS AND SUBMARINE WARFARE;
London Stevens and Sons, 1917 Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
printed paper wraps,pp., 56, ink stamp & ink signature on front wrap. Higgins, a London barrister and lecturer on International law at the London School of Economics, etc...discusses the unprecedented situation which arose when the Germans began to use submarines as commerce destroyers. He gives an overview of the historical evidence as to the arming of merchant ships in self-defence from the time of Charles 1 onward..etc. etc, 
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14 Hine, Reginald L.; RELICS OF AN UN-COMMON ATTORNEY;
London J.M. Dent 1951 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
gilt dec., green cloth, pp., xxv, 253, illustrated, port. frontis., 15 full page b& w plates 12 line drawings in text, pict endpapers, index, chipping and small losses to top edges of d.j. A Hertfodshire lawyer's remarkable sketch of daily life and work as a country squire of the late seventeenth century , divined from an ancient account-book which came to hand , also an account of the life of his friend F.L Griggs , together with some local history, etc.. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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JOHN MORTIMER : the devil's advocate : the unauthorised Biography, Lord, Graham
15 Lord, Graham JOHN MORTIMER : the devil's advocate : the unauthorised Biography
London Orion Books 2005 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 vo,. (24 cm) 
black cloth, silver spine letters, pp., x, 326, [16] pages of plates, illustrated, light wear at tail of spine, a bright, clean copy, in protective mylar jacket, Tell-all biography of the creator of 'Rumpole' whose double life as lawyer and writer is explored for the first time 
Price: 35.00 USD
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16 Matas David JUSTICE DELAYED; Nazi War Criminals in Canada;
Toronto Summerhill Press Ltd. 1987 0 920197 42 6 / 9780920197424 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
black cloth, gilt spine pp.,275, index, small ink stamp on top edges else, very good copy, A Winnipeg lawyer presents a moral and legal argument for putting an end to Canada's decades of inaction on Nazi war criminals residing in Canada 
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17 Palango, Paul DISPERSING THE FOG; The Rcmp, the CIA, Governments and the Continuing Crisis in Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Key Porter Books 2008 1 55470 042 6 / 9781554700424 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine 8 Vo., 
cloth, 544 pages, index, as new copy, ' It's the conclusion of this book that we have in Canada a two-tiered system of justice...most of us have known that all along,haven't we? So most of us told about this book and its conclusions needn't bother to read it. This would be a mistake,' (from the dust jacket) 
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18 Pohl, A. Follet,R. S.J. CODEX HAMMURABI; Transscriptio et Versio Latina (A. Deimel) Editio Tertia
Roma Pontificium Institutum Biblicum 1950 Paperbound Very Good Atlas Folio 
printed paper wraps, 58 pages, some toning at edges, 
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19 Poole, Austin Lane; OBLIGATIONS OF SOCIETY IN THE XII AND XIII CENTURIES; The Ford Lectures Delivered in the University of Oxford in Michaelmas Term 1944;
Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 1970 Reprint of 1946 Edition, Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8 Vo., 
blue cloth, gilt spine, pp., 115, index, d.j. is price-clipped, small ink stamp on top edges, 
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20 Spence, F.S. THE FACTS OF THE CASE: A Summary of the Most Important Evidence and Argument Presented in the Report of the Royal Commission on the Liquor Traffic Compiled Under the Direction of the Dominion Alliance For the Suppression of the Liquor Traffic;
Toronto, Coles Pub Ltd. 1973 Reprint of the 1896 Edit., Paperbound Very Good 8 Vo., 
pict card wraps, pp., 336, index, ink pencil parks on all edges, tight, clean, sound.Long before the different colonies of British North America were united into the Dominion of Canada, those colonies were agitated over the liquor question. In most of them stringent license laws restricted the strong drink traffic.This is a summary of the Royal Commission of 1896. 
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