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1820 2vol William Sheppard Touchstone of Common Assurances Seventh Edition
1820 2vol William Sheppard Touchstone of Common Assurances Seventh Edition

Price: £365.00

A scarce legal treatise on common assurances. William Sheppard (died 1674) was an English barrister, known as a legal writer.Seventh edition, including all the notes and additional references in the former editions, and in the improved...

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1820 2Vols Full Report Of The Trial Of Her Majesty Caroline Queen Of England 1st
1820 2Vols Full Report Of The Trial Of Her Majesty Caroline Queen Of England 1st

Price: £550.00

The scarce first issue of the parliamentary report of a trial which rocked the British political establishment.In his attempt to deprive his estranged wife of her title, the newly crowned George IV unwittingly turned her into...

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1820 An Elementary Treatise on Estates Richard Preston Legal
1820 An Elementary Treatise on Estates Richard Preston Legal

Price: £600.00

A scarce legal treatise on estates and property law. Contains, 'In Fee, In Tail, For Life, After Possibility of Issue Extinct, By Curtesy, in Dower, for Years, for Uncertain Interests, by Devise, by Elegit, At Will, by Sufferance.'Preston...

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1820 The Huntingdon Peerage Account House Of Hastings Henry Nugent Bell FIRST Ed
1820 The Huntingdon Peerage Account House Of Hastings Henry Nugent Bell FIRST Ed

Price: £620.00

A first edition of Bell's work on the history and restoration of the earldom of Huntingdon. First Edition. Featuring an engraved portrait frontispiece and one engraved portrait plate. Contains a fold-out genealogical table. 'Comprising...

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1820-1822 2 Vols A Collection of the Public General Statutes George the Fourth
1820-1822 2 Vols A Collection of the Public General Statutes George the Fourth

Price: £45.00

A scarce two volumes of legislation issued during the tumultuous reign of King George the Fourth.These statutes were passed in the first and third year of the reign of the King. The 1820 volume being the fist session of the seventh...

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1821 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Duties of Excise on Tobacco
1821 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Duties of Excise on Tobacco

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of George IV for better secuting the duties of excise on tobacco.

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1821 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Justice of the Peace in London
1821 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Justice of the Peace in London

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of George IV relating to administrative matters within the City of London.

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1821 Principles And Doctrine Of Assurances Annuities On Lives By W Morgan
1821 Principles And Doctrine Of Assurances Annuities On Lives By W Morgan

Price: £280.00

Originally published in 1779 and was long out of print when this edition was published, having been prepared over several years in Morgan's leisure time, with additional matter. First edition thus. William Morgan, FRS...

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1822 A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages John Joseph Powell Thomas Coventry Fifth
1822 A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages John Joseph Powell Thomas Coventry Fifth

Price: £350.00

A Regency work on mortgage law from John Joseph Powell.Fifth edition, with copious notes and an appendix of precedents.Rebound by the Birmingham Law Society. Complete in two volumes.

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1822 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Administration in London
1822 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Administration in London

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of George IV relating to the administration of the office of a Justice of the Peace in London, and for the prevention of depredations on the river Thames.

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1822 Local Acts of Parliament for the Town and Borough of Leeds Scarce
1822 Local Acts of Parliament for the Town and Borough of Leeds Scarce

Price: £45.00

A scarce work looking at the historical acts of parliaments from Leeds. A scarce work. This is an interesting work on historical acts of parliament, the acts being thoroughly explained in their...

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1822 STATUTES United Kingdom 1819-1822 John RAITHBY
1822 STATUTES United Kingdom 1819-1822 John RAITHBY

Price: £47.99

Hardbound volume in blue paper covered boards.

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1823 Treatise On The Origin And Nature Of Dignities Titles Of Honour By W Cruise
1823 Treatise On The Origin And Nature Of Dignities Titles Of Honour By W Cruise

Price: £140.00

A discourse by William Cruise Esq. who was a barrister at law. With a systematic arrangement on the subject of the origin of Dignities and Titles of Honor. Second edition, revised and enlarged. Containing all the...

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1823-1825 2vols STATUTES United Kingdom George IV Laws
1823-1825 2vols STATUTES United Kingdom George IV Laws

Price: £89.99

Two hardbound volume in blue paper covered boards.

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1823-24 3Vol An Essay Abstracts of Title Laws of Property Richard Preston
1823-24 3Vol An Essay Abstracts of Title Laws of Property Richard Preston

Price: £300.00

A three volume set of this legal work.The second edition in three volumes as issued. Collated: Incomplete. Volume I is lacking 12 pages of contents to the front of the volume.Richard Preston was an English legal author...

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1824 A Collection of the Public General STATUTES
1824 A Collection of the Public General STATUTES

Price: £120.00

A fascinating legal record of all the acts passed within 1824. Acts include "An Act for Raising the Sum of Fifteen Millions by Exchequer Bills, for the Service of the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty-Four" and "An Act...

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1824-1840 Collection of Latin Legal works Specimen Luridicum Inaugurale
1824-1840 Collection of Latin Legal works Specimen Luridicum Inaugurale

Price: £380.00

A collection of short legal works.Printed in Latin.Works as follows:Specimen Iuridicum Inaugurale Sistens Observationes Quasdam de Usu Practico Legum Abrogatarum, Imprinis Patriae Nostrae (1824)Dissertatio Juridica Inauguralis de Traditione...

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1825 2vol A Treatise on Copyholds Charles Watkins Law History Fourth Edition
1825 2vol A Treatise on Copyholds Charles Watkins Law History Fourth Edition

Price: £285.00

The fourth edition of this treatise on copyhold law from Charles Watkins. Charles Watkins (died 1808) was a Welsh lawyer and legal writer.Edited by Thomas Coventry.During his lifetime Watkins was author of some able treatises on aspects...

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1825 2vol Charles Watkins A Treatise on Copyholds Law History Fourth Edition
1825 2vol Charles Watkins A Treatise on Copyholds Law History Fourth Edition

Price: £325.00

A copy of the fourth edition of this treatise on copyhold law from Charles Watkins. Charles Watkins (died 1808) was a Welsh lawyer and legal writer.Edited by Thomas Coventry.During his lifetime Watkins was author of some able treatises...

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1825 3vol Westminster Hall Professional Relic Anecdotes Bar Bench Woolsack First
1825 3vol Westminster Hall Professional Relic Anecdotes Bar Bench Woolsack First

Price: £575.00

An uncommon set of Westminster Hall: Or Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench, and Woolsack compiled by Henry and Thomas Roscoe and illustrated with foldout frontispieces, vignette titles and further plates throughout. First...

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1825 LIFE CONTINGENCIES Assurances Policies Davies
1825 LIFE CONTINGENCIES Assurances Policies Davies

Price: £660.00

A scarce first edition of an early nineteenth century tract on life insurance by eminent actuary, Griffith Davies. Griffith Davies, 1788-1855, was an actuary. "In 1821 the projectors of the Guardian Assurance Company applied...

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1825 Westminster Hall or Professional Relics Complete First Edition Roscoe
1825 Westminster Hall or Professional Relics Complete First Edition Roscoe

Price: £350.00

An uncommon and complete set of Westminster Hall: Or Professional Relics and Anecdotes of the Bar, Bench, and Woolsack, intricately illustrated throughout. First edition. Illustrated throughout with two engraved plates, of...

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1826 2Vol The Touchstone of Common Assurances William Sheppard Eighth Edition
1826 2Vol The Touchstone of Common Assurances William Sheppard Eighth Edition

Price: £255.00

A two volume set of this work by William Sheppard.The eighth edition with copious notes, and a table of cases cited therein to which is added an appendix and an extensive analytical index by Edmond Gibson Atherley.William Sheppard...

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1826 An Epitome of the Law Library by Van Hey Thuysen Volume I
1826 An Epitome of the Law Library by Van Hey Thuysen Volume I

Price: £90.00

A scarce copy of An Epitome of the Law Library; Containing a Second Edition of the Rudiments of English Law by Van hey Thuysen.Volume I The Constitution of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland: Setting Forth the Rights,...

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1826 REPORTS Commissioners REVENUE British Government
1826 REPORTS Commissioners REVENUE British Government

Price: £143.99

A collection of reports from the British Government concerned with Revenue in Britain and Ireland from the Department of Stamps. From The Law Society, with a decorative armorial bookplate to the front pastedown, and ink stamps to...

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1827 2Vol Causes Celebres du Droit Des Gens Redigees Le Baron Charles de Martens
1827 2Vol Causes Celebres du Droit Des Gens Redigees Le Baron Charles de Martens

Price: £75.00

A first edition two volume set of this French legal work.Printed in French.A commentary on the laws of nations extracted from a larger work published by the author's uncle in 1800-1802.

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1827 Reports and Cases Court King's Bench BARNEWALL law
1827 Reports and Cases Court King's Bench BARNEWALL law

Price: £24.99

White paper spine and corners with brown paper covered boards.  This is volume V only and contains the Cases of Hilary, Easter, and Trinity Terms, in the 6th & 7th Years of Geo. IV. 1826.  There is also a list of Judges...

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1828 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Preserving Scottish Fisheries
1828 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Preserving Scottish Fisheries

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of George IV for preserving salmon fisheries in Scotland.

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1828 Executors + Administrators LAW Brotherson 1st
1828 Executors + Administrators LAW Brotherson 1st

Price: £140.00

Full calf leather binding with gilt and red spine label. This is the first edition and is divided into five divisions; I. Odf the origin and antiquity of testaments II. Who are capable of making last wills and testamnets III....

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1828 Institutes of the Law of Holland Amsterdam Van der Linden Scarce Legal Work
1828 Institutes of the Law of Holland Amsterdam Van der Linden Scarce Legal Work

Price: £220.00

A work on the laws of Holland.Translated from the Dutch of Joannes Antonides van der Linden into English, under the instruction of the Earl of Bathurst, by J Henry. J Henry was a senior commissioner of legal inquiry into the administration...

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1828-52 2vol Public Statutues the Reign King George and Queen Victoria General
1828-52 2vol Public Statutues the Reign King George and Queen Victoria General

Price: £90.00

A set of parliamentary statutes form the reigns of King George IV and Queen VictoriaIn two volumesContaining: Public Statutes passed in the ninth year of King George IV (1828) and the Fifteenth and Sixteenth year of Queen Victorian...

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1829 A Collection of the Public General Statutes King George Eighth Parliament
1829 A Collection of the Public General Statutes King George Eighth Parliament

Price: £40.00

A collection of general statutes from the third session of the eighth parliament.For centuries, English official public documents have been dated by the regal years of the ruling monarch. Traditionally, parliamentary statutes are referenced...

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1829 Gifford's English LAWYER or Every Man his Own Lawyer John Gifford
1829 Gifford's English LAWYER or Every Man his Own Lawyer John Gifford

Price: £225.00

An uncommon work of law from political english writer John Gifford. Sixteenth edition. Featuring a frontispiece of Charles Abbott, Lord Tenterden, a British barrister and judge who served as Lord Chief Justice of the...

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1829 The Acts of Parliament of Scotland 1124-1493 Very Scarce 13 Colour Plates
1829 The Acts of Parliament of Scotland 1124-1493 Very Scarce 13 Colour Plates

Price: £540.00

A very scarce copy of 'The Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland' volume one. Unbound with each chapter or section contained in chronologically labelled paper wraps.  Pages indicated are taken from the original black printed...

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1829 The History Of Parish Registers In England 1st Ed. Rebound In Modern Cloth
1829 The History Of Parish Registers In England 1st Ed. Rebound In Modern Cloth

Price: £75.00

The solicitor John Southerden burn's history of the system of Parish Registers in England.In 1831 Burn was appointed registrar of marriages at chapels prior to 1754. In 1836 he became secretary to the commission for enquiring into...

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1831 Political Letters and Pamphlets Stamp Duty Law William Carpenter Scarce
1831 Political Letters and Pamphlets Stamp Duty Law William Carpenter Scarce

Price: £450.00

A scarce copy of this collection of pamphlets by William Carpenter. With his publication of this work, Carpenter attempted to defy the stamp duty on newspapers, but in May 1831 he was tried and convicted of evading the law and was...

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1832 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Tobacco in Ireland
1832 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Tobacco in Ireland

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of William IV relating to the sale, manufacture, and consumption of tobacco in Ireland.

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1833-1855 Education Grant Tables
1833-1855 Education Grant Tables

Price: £39.99

A scarce detailed report listing parliamentary grants issued to schools between 1833-1855. Alphabetised by county from Bedfordshire through to Wigtownshire.

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1833-1889 Bound Collection of Acts relating to London Bridge Duties Coal Wine
1833-1889 Bound Collection of Acts relating to London Bridge Duties Coal Wine

Price: £140.00

A unique bound collection of parliamentary acts dated between 1829-1889.Take from publications of acts issued by Eyre and Spottiswoode between 1833 and 1889.Contains 10 acts of parliament. One relating to improving approaches...

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1834 2vols A Practical Treatise of The Law Vendors Purchasers of Estates Sugden
1834 2vols A Practical Treatise of The Law Vendors Purchasers of Estates Sugden

Price: £275.00

A detailed legal work on property law by Sir Edward Sugden.The ninth edition of the work, complete in two volumes.Sir Edward Sugden was a British lawyer, judge and Conservative politician. First published in 1806, Sugden's work is...

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1835 ACT of PARLIAMENT amending an act on roads
1835 ACT of PARLIAMENT amending an act on roads

Price: £29.99

An act published in 1835 to amend an act published in 1819 for vesting in commissioners the line of road between Shrewsbury and Bangor Ferry.  There are 40 amendments to this act. 

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1835 The Black Book A New Edition by John Wade with an Appendix
1835 The Black Book A New Edition by John Wade with an Appendix

Price: £68.00

A copy of The Black Book by John Wade.A New Edition, Greatly enlarged and corrected.By the Original Editor.With an Appendix.With a Frontispiece.

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1837 3vol The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer Richard Burn Legal Law
1837 3vol The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer Richard Burn Legal Law

Price: £135.00

The third, fith and sixth volume of this large legal work by Richard Burn.   Burn (1709 1785) was an English legal writer. Justice of the Peace and the Parish Officer was first published in 1755 and was...

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1837 Extracts From the Information Received Adminitrations Operation Poor-Laws
1837 Extracts From the Information Received Adminitrations Operation Poor-Laws

Price: £140.00

A book on the 1832 Royal Commission into the Operation of the Poor Laws. With many charts and tables. The 1832 Royal Commission into the Operation of the Poor Laws was a group set up to decide how to change the Poor Law systems...

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1837 Third Annual Report of the Poor Law commissioners for England and Wales
1837 Third Annual Report of the Poor Law commissioners for England and Wales

Price: £125.00

A scarce copy of this early commissioners report for the Poor Law Commission.The Poor Law Commission was a body established to administer poor relief after the passing of the Poor Law Amendment Act 1834. The commission was made up...

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1838 ACTS COMMUTATION TITHES England Wales Leonard SHELFORD scarce
1838 ACTS COMMUTATION TITHES England Wales Leonard SHELFORD scarce

Price: £195.00

An interesting work published to give those under the care of the church a better understanding of when to pay a Tithe and its nature, this is written during a time when payment to the church was deemed as a necessity.  This...

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1838 Les Codes Des Codes Composes Des Charte 1830 French July Monarchy Scarce
1838 Les Codes Des Codes Composes Des Charte 1830 French July Monarchy Scarce

Price: £1,150.00

A scarce copy of this work on the French constitution and the Charter of 1830, which instigated the July Monarchy in France. With an illustrated frontispiece. 'Suivis d'une indication chronologique des dispositions legislatives...

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1839 ACT Law LEGAL Queen Victoria CARGO Ships AMERICA
1839 ACT Law LEGAL Queen Victoria CARGO Ships AMERICA

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding cargo ships in a British North American Port.

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1839 Decisions of the Court of Session David Hume 1781-1822 Dictionary
1839 Decisions of the Court of Session David Hume 1781-1822 Dictionary

Price: £425.00

A first edition of this posthumous work of David Hume.Covering every aspect f the law of Scotland, mostly cases otherwise unreported and valuable due to the notes that Hume made to many cases.David Hume was a Scottish advocate, judge...

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1840 A Summary of the Doctrine of the Courts of Equity John Beames Legal Scarce
1840 A Summary of the Doctrine of the Courts of Equity John Beames Legal Scarce

Price: £395.00

A scarce legal work summarising the laws, with respect to costs, of the chancery courts of nineteenth-century England. The second edition, with considerable additions to the first edition (published 1821). Both editions are very...

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1840 Act LAW Legal QUEEN VICTORIA Ships AMERICA
1840 Act LAW Legal QUEEN VICTORIA Ships AMERICA

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding cargo ships in British North America.

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1840 ACT of PARLIAMENT on repairing roads.
1840 ACT of PARLIAMENT on repairing roads.

Price: £29.99

An Act published under the reign if Victoria for repairing the line of road between Shrewsbury and Bangor Ferry. The repairs are to be handled by the commissioners of Her Majesty's woods and works.  In addition to this the Dunstable...

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1840 John Donaldson Bayldon's Art of Valuing Rents and Farm Rights
1840 John Donaldson Bayldon's Art of Valuing Rents and Farm Rights

Price: £80.00

Bayldon on Rents and Tillages Fifth Edition.Containing a frontispiece 'Plan of the Farm', forms of accompt books: weekly accounts of labour, farm ledger forms, rent and wages books and a catalogue of new works' to the end of the...

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1841 2vols Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales by Command of King William IV
1841 2vols Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales by Command of King William IV

Price: £790.00

A set of the Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales edited by Aneurin Owen.Complete in two volumes.Collated complete.With an English Translation of the Welsh Text.To Which are Added a few Latin Transcripts, Containing Digests of the...

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1842 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Excise Survey on Tobacco
1842 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Excise Survey on Tobacco

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend a previous act to discontinue the Excise Survey on Tobacco, and to enact other legislation in its place.

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1842 Act Victoria LEGAL LAW ships America Honduras
1842 Act Victoria LEGAL LAW ships America Honduras

Price: £29.99

Disbound Act of Parliament published during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1842 The Law Relating to India and East India Company Third Edition
1842 The Law Relating to India and East India Company Third Edition

Price: £425.00

WIDTH="100%">The Law Relating to IndiaAnd The East India CompanyBy The East India Company1842 - London - William H. Allen and Co. 11" by 8.5"; (viii) 773pp.  

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1843 ACT Law LEGAL Attornies SOLICITORS England WALES
1843 ACT Law LEGAL Attornies SOLICITORS England WALES

Price: £29.99

This is an act of parliament newly published under the reign of Quen Victoria regarding laws relating to Attornies and Solicitors.

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1843 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulation of Salmon Fishing
1843 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulation of Salmon Fishing

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria amending previous acts relating to the regulation of salmon fishing.

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1844 ACT law LEGAL Exchequer Bills QUEEN VICTORIA
1844 ACT law LEGAL Exchequer Bills QUEEN VICTORIA

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1844 Rotuli Litterarum Clausarum In Turri Londinesi Asservati Hardy Volume two
1844 Rotuli Litterarum Clausarum In Turri Londinesi Asservati Hardy Volume two

Price: £95.00

A very scarce collection of thirteenth century administrative records kept in the Tower of London. The letters date from 1224 A.D to 1227A.D. during the reign of Henry III.The records are known as Close Rolls,  created...

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1844 The Law List Teesdale Cockell Judges and Officers Legal Law Scarce
1844 The Law List Teesdale Cockell Judges and Officers Legal Law Scarce

Price: £75.00

A scarce complete of list of judges and officers in England and Wales in 1844.Also includes, "a table of sheriffs, and agents, lists of bankers, notaries-public, mail coaches, newspapers, army and navy agents, law and public offices,...

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1845 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulating Fishing in Scotland
1845 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulating Fishing in Scotland

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria for regulating fishing in Scotland.

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1845 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Ships voyage America Medical
1845 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Ships voyage America Medical

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament published under the reign of Queen Victoria, to allow passenger ships voyaging to North America to travel without the need for physicians, surgeons or an apothecary on board.  There are three points to this...

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1845 Lessico Legale Notarile Brandolini Italian LAW
1845 Lessico Legale Notarile Brandolini Italian LAW

Price: £83.99

Volume 2, Part 1, of a rather comprehensive Italian dictionary of Law. Volume II, Part I, only. In Italian.

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1845 On the Transfer of Property by Public Auction and Private Contract A Rainy
1845 On the Transfer of Property by Public Auction and Private Contract A Rainy

Price: £39.99

An essay on the sale of a property. "Being the substance of a statement made at a meeting held on the 8th of July, 1845."

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1846 ACT law LEGAL Consolidation Fund FISHERIES
1846 ACT law LEGAL Consolidation Fund FISHERIES

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the Consolidation Fund.

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1846 ACT Law LEGAL Corresponding Societies LECTURE Room
1846 ACT Law LEGAL Corresponding Societies LECTURE Room

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1846 ACT Law LEGAL Loans PUBLIC WORKS Fisheries
1846 ACT Law LEGAL Loans PUBLIC WORKS Fisheries

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the Issue of Loans.

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1846 ACT law LEGAL Offices HOUSE of COMMONS
1846 ACT law LEGAL Offices HOUSE of COMMONS

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the offices of teh house of commons.

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1846 ACT law LEGAL Queen Victoria GREAT BRITAIN Survey
1846 ACT law LEGAL Queen Victoria GREAT BRITAIN Survey

Price: £29.99

An Act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the completion of a survey of Great Britain, Berwick upon Tweed and the Isle of Man.

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1846 ACT the Commutation of Tithes England and Wales
1846 ACT the Commutation of Tithes England and Wales

Price: £29.99

 A six leaf disbound Act of Parliament regarding the Communtation of Tithes in both England and Wales during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1849 ACT Law LEGAL Summer Assizes BUCKINGHAM
1849 ACT Law LEGAL Summer Assizes BUCKINGHAM

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the Summer Assizes.

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1849 ACT to Relieve Boroughs from County Expenditure
1849 ACT to Relieve Boroughs from County Expenditure

Price: £29.99

A two leaf disbound Act of Parliament regarding the exemption of certain boroughs from contributing to the Descriptions of County Expenditure during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1849 Reports of Cases Determined for the District of Maine 1839-1849 by E Daveis
1849 Reports of Cases Determined for the District of Maine 1839-1849 by E Daveis

Price: £140.00

A collection of Reports of Cases Determined in the District Court of the United States for the District of Maine, with Some Opinions of the District Judge in Cases Determined in the Circuit Court 1839-1849 by Edward H. Daveis.This...

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1850 ACT Law LEGAL Court of Chancery LANCASTER
1850 ACT Law LEGAL Court of Chancery LANCASTER

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the Court of Chancery in Lancaster.

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1850 ACT Law LEGAL Sheriff WESTMORELAND
1850 ACT Law LEGAL Sheriff WESTMORELAND

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1850 ACT to amend Laws relating to Friendly Societies
1850 ACT to amend Laws relating to Friendly Societies

Price: £29.99

A fourteen page disbound Act of Parliament to consolidate and amend the Law in regards to Friendly Societies during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1850 QUEEN VICTORIA Act LAW Legal MARRIAGES Oxford
1850 QUEEN VICTORIA Act LAW Legal MARRIAGES Oxford

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign on Queen Victoria regarding the validity of marriages in Oxford.

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1850 Treatise of the LAW of RIGHTS OF COMMON WOOLRYCH
1850 Treatise of the LAW of RIGHTS OF COMMON WOOLRYCH

Price: £199.99

A scarce second revised edition of A Treatise of The Law of Rights of Common by Humphry Woolrych. Bound in leather with gilt lettering. The second edition contains new cases, and rewritten chapters, updated and adapted to contain...

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1851 The Natural History of Selborne GIlbert White Coloured Plates
1851 The Natural History of Selborne GIlbert White Coloured Plates

Price: £195.00

A mid-nineteenth century illustrated edition of Gilbert White's classic history of Selbourne. Illustrated with forty coloured plates and an engraved frontispiece. White's Natural History was at once well received by contemporary...

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1852 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Embankment of Thames
1852 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Embankment of Thames

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend an earlier act relating to the embankment of part of the River Thames.

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1853 ACT Law LEGAL Roads BATH Frome SOMERSET Wiltshire
1853 ACT Law LEGAL Roads BATH Frome SOMERSET Wiltshire

Price: £29.99

An act of Parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding the repair of roads in Somerset and Wiltshire.

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1853 Tables showing the number of CRIMINAL Offenders in the year 1852
1853 Tables showing the number of CRIMINAL Offenders in the year 1852

Price: £79.99

A interesting referential text, collating all the figures for criminal offences within England and Wales during 1852. Created by order of her Majesty's principal secretary of state for the Home Department, and originally presented...

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1854 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Marriages British in MEXICO
1854 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Marriages British in MEXICO

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament passed under the reign of Queen Victoria, regarding the marriage of the British residing in Mexico.  The act is in three parts and legalises marriages carried out in the presence of Percy W. Doyle.

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1855 ACT Law LEGAL United Kingdom OFFICES + EMPLOYMENT
1855 ACT Law LEGAL United Kingdom OFFICES + EMPLOYMENT

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1856 A History of the Irish Poor Law Condition of the People George Nicholls
1856 A History of the Irish Poor Law Condition of the People George Nicholls

Price: £525.00

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1856 Supreme Court Practice Rules of Court and Enactments Sydney Thomas J Ryan
1856 Supreme Court Practice Rules of Court and Enactments Sydney Thomas J Ryan

Price: £635.00

A work on the rules of the court in Australia with fascinating provenance. With the signature and notations of Thomas Joseph Ryan, an Australian politician. An uncommon work. This work was...

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1856 The Rise and Progress of the English Constituion E S Creasy Very Scarce
1856 The Rise and Progress of the English Constituion E S Creasy Very Scarce

Price: £120.00

A scarce and very attractive copy of this constitutional work by Edward Shepherd Creasy. Edward Shepherd Creasy (1812-1878) was an English historian and jurist, whose best known contribution to literature is his work Fifteen Decisive...

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1857 Act Queen Victoria LEGAL LAW River Tyne Newcastle
1857 Act Queen Victoria LEGAL LAW River Tyne Newcastle

Price: £29.99

Disbound Act of Parliament published during the reign of Queen Victoria, regarding the River Tyne.

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1857 Collection of Public Statutes Queen Victorias Reign Twentieth Twenty first
1857 Collection of Public Statutes Queen Victorias Reign Twentieth Twenty first

Price: £50.00

A scarce collection of legislation passed during the long period of peace, prosperity and national self-confidence that Britain experienced under Queen Victoria. Contains a table of the one hundred and sixty two statutes and fifteen...

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1858 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Metropolis Local Management Act
1858 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Metropolis Local Management Act

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend the Metropolis Local Management Act (1855) and to extend the powers of the Metropolitan Board of Works.

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1859 3vol List of Persons Entitled to Vote Borough of Macclesfield Ward 1 3 4
1859 3vol List of Persons Entitled to Vote Borough of Macclesfield Ward 1 3 4

Price: £95.00

A collection of three catalogues of eligible voters issued in 1859.Comprising Wards 1, 3 and 4 of the borough of Macclesfield.An interesting  collection of ephemera that gives an insight into voting and political history....

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1859 Chitty on Bills of Exchange by John A Russell and David Maclachlan
1859 Chitty on Bills of Exchange by John A Russell and David Maclachlan

Price: £170.00

A copy of Chitty on Bills of Exchange by John A. Russell and David Maclachlan.The Tenth Edition.With a Table on Contents, and a Preface to the First Edition. 

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1860 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulating Fishing in Scotland
1860 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Regulating Fishing in Scotland

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to extend a previous act relating to freshwater fishing in Scotland.

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1860-1874 3vol Collection of Public General Statutes Bedlington Petty Sessions
1860-1874 3vol Collection of Public General Statutes Bedlington Petty Sessions

Price: £165.00

Three volumes of the Public General Acts passed in 1860, 1864 and 1874. Acts include: An act for the regulation of Her Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on shore, An act to amend the Medical Acts and an act to allow the making...

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1861 ACT OF PARLIAMENT to amend Salmon Fishery Laws
1861 ACT OF PARLIAMENT to amend Salmon Fishery Laws

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend the laws relating to salmon fisheries in England.

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1861-1889 A Collection of Bound Acts Victoriae Reginae Larceny Forgery Riot Act
1861-1889 A Collection of Bound Acts Victoriae Reginae Larceny Forgery Riot Act

Price: £250.00

A collection of Victorian Acts bound for personal use.With annotations and amendments throughout.Acts are as follows:1. Larceny Act 18612. Accessories and Abetters Act 18613. Forgery Act 18614. Criminal Statues Repeal Act5. Malicious...

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1862 ACT to Copyright Fine Art to Repress Fraud
1862 ACT to Copyright Fine Art to Repress Fraud

Price: £29.99

 A three leaf disbound Act of Parliament to amend the Copyright Laws for Fine Art in order to repress the commission of fraud and sales of such items during the reign of Queen Victoria.

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1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Creation of new street in London
1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Creation of new street in London

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria relating to the creation of a new street and other improvements, within the City of London.

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1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Salmon Fisheries of Scotland
1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Salmon Fisheries of Scotland

Price: £29.99

An Act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend and continue a previous act relating to the regulation of salmon fisheries in Scotland.

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1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Turnpike Roads in London
1863 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Turnpike Roads in London

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend  previous acts relating to turnpike roads in London.

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1863 LAWS RELATING BURIALS Notes Forms Practical Instructions
1863 LAWS RELATING BURIALS Notes Forms Practical Instructions

Price: £129.99

A scarce book describing the law relating to burials after the change in legislation in 1857. Written by Thomas Baker, barrister-at-law and member of the honorable society of the inner circle. Includes cases, forms and instructions. Third...

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1864 ACT OF PARLIAMENT amend Acts on SALMON FISHERIES
1864 ACT OF PARLIAMENT amend Acts on SALMON FISHERIES

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria to amend previous acts relating to salmon fisheries in Scotland.

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1864 Minutes of the Proceedings Argyleshire Roads Bill 17th June 1864
1864 Minutes of the Proceedings Argyleshire Roads Bill 17th June 1864

Price: £120.00

Handwritten minutes of the proceedings on the Argyleshire Roads Bill.Handwritten and hand paginated.

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1866 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Conservation of River Thames
1866 ACT OF PARLIAMENT Conservation of River Thames

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria relating to the conservation of the Rivers Thames and Isis.

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1867 A Treatise on Copyhold and Tenures of Lands John Scriven Henry Stalman
1867 A Treatise on Copyhold and Tenures of Lands John Scriven Henry Stalman

Price: £160.00

An extensive work on property law in Britain in the nineteenth century. Fifth edition, embracing all the authorities to the present period, and containing references to cases and acts of Parliament to the present time by Henry Stalman. With...

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1867 Local TAXATION Returns H. Waddington
1867 Local TAXATION Returns H. Waddington

Price: £240.00

A fascinating collection of legal reports from 1866-1868, collated in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Featuring eighteen folding tables. Collation presumed complete. The first half of the works contains a collection...

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1869-1870 Corporation Records Report Court of Common Council City of London
1869-1870 Corporation Records Report Court of Common Council City of London

Price: £79.99

City of London A scarce set of reports discussing the Library Committee's desire to rescue manuscripts of great historical interest, among the records of the corporation in the custody of the Town Clerk. To which is added the further...

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1870 Act Law LEGAL Tyne Improvement COAL + DUES
1870 Act Law LEGAL Tyne Improvement COAL + DUES

Price: £31.99

An act of parliamend newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding coal and other dues in the borough of Newcastle upon Tyne.

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1870 PUBLIC STATUTES Acts PARLIAMENT Law LEGAL
1870 PUBLIC STATUTES Acts PARLIAMENT Law LEGAL

Price: £39.99

Leather bound copy with smart black spine labels. Comprehensive collection of the acts of parliament passed in the year 1870.

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1871 North America No. 3 Protocols of Conferences Held at Washington
1871 North America No. 3 Protocols of Conferences Held at Washington

Price: £390.00

An 19th century act relating to North America.The third act in the Treaty of Washington of 1871- a treaty signed and ratified by the United Kingdom and the United States in 1871 that settled various disputes between the countries,...

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1871-75 3vol Albert Life Assurance Minutes of Proceedings Arbitrator
1871-75 3vol Albert Life Assurance Minutes of Proceedings Arbitrator

Price: £700.00

A collection of the minutes of the Albert Life Assurance Company meetings, in reponse to the arbitration act of 1871. Including lined paper bound to the front of each volume for additional notes. The collapse of the Albert...

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1873-75 3vols LOFTUS'S INLAND REVENUE ALMANACK Scarce
1873-75 3vols LOFTUS'S INLAND REVENUE ALMANACK Scarce

Price: £450.00

Three scarce first edition volumes of Loftus's Inland Revenue Almanack, for the years 1873, 1874, and 1875. Important primary source for returns of the period broken down into areas. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering and...

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1874 Report to the Local Government Board Poor Law Administration London Longley
1874 Report to the Local Government Board Poor Law Administration London Longley

Price: £69.99

A scarce copy of this report on the Poor Laws in London. 'With special reference to the disposal by boards of guardians of applications for relief'.

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1876 Art of Valuing Rents and Tillages J Chalmers Morton Farming Ninth Edition
1876 Art of Valuing Rents and Tillages J Chalmers Morton Farming Ninth Edition

Price: £145.00

The ninth edition of this scarce advisory work. "Describing the principles and mode of valuing freehold, copyhold, and leasehold estates and land and other property for parochial assessment and enfranchisement of copyholds under...

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1876 IRISH CHURCH Acts William Leigh Bernard
1876 IRISH CHURCH Acts William Leigh Bernard

Price: £119.99

A scarce description of decisions and acts regarding the Irish church.

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1877 LAW LIST, the JUDGES OFFICER Courts of Justice WILLIAM HENRY COUSINS Scarce
1877 LAW LIST, the JUDGES OFFICER Courts of Justice WILLIAM HENRY COUSINS Scarce

Price: £95.00

'The Law List: comprising the Judges and Officers of the different Courts of Justice; Counsel, Special Pleaders, Draftsmen, Conveyancers, Solicitors, Notaries, &c., In England and Wales. To which are added The Circuits, Judges,...

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1879 ACT law LEGAL Gloucester HEREFORD Locomotives
1879 ACT law LEGAL Gloucester HEREFORD Locomotives

Price: £31.99

An act of parliament newly published under the reign of Queen Victoria regarding provisional orders in Gloucester and Hereford.

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1880 Freedom of Land by G. Shaw Lefevre, M. P.
1880 Freedom of Land by G. Shaw Lefevre, M. P.

Price: £44.99

Part of the Practical Politics series, issued by the National Federation. Featuring chapters with the subject of Land Laws in France and Results and General Conclusions in difference countries in the changing of land laws.   ...

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1881 The Justices' Note-Book by W Knox Wigram Second Edition
1881 The Justices' Note-Book by W Knox Wigram Second Edition

Price: £50.00

A scarce copy of The Justices' Note-Book by W. Knox Wigram.Second Edition.Corrected and Revised to December, 1880. With an Index.

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1882 The Hull Extension And Improvement Act 1882
1882 The Hull Extension And Improvement Act 1882

Price: £40.00

A copy of The Hull Extension and Improvement Act 1882.The full title of the act is: An Act for extending the Boundaries of the Borough of Kingston-upon-Hull for Consolidating and Amending various provisions of the Local Acts in force...

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1883 The Birmingham Corporation Consolidation Act by Smith and Carter
1883 The Birmingham Corporation Consolidation Act by Smith and Carter

Price: £45.00

A copy of The Birmingham Corporation (Consolidation) Act, 1883 by Edward Orford Smith and Charles Albert Carter.Together with Introduction, Table of Contents, Notes of Reference, Appendices of Incorporated Statutes, and General Index.From...

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1884 A Guide to the Law and Practice of Petty Sessions by Edward T Ayers
1884 A Guide to the Law and Practice of Petty Sessions by Edward T Ayers

Price: £75.00

A scarce copy of this legal reference book by Edward T. Ayers, Solicitor, and Late Assistant Clerk to Justices, Great Yarmouth.With an Introduction.With advertisements to the rear of the volume.

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1884 Public General Acts Passed in 47th 48th Year of Queen Victoria Legal
1884 Public General Acts Passed in 47th 48th Year of Queen Victoria Legal

Price: £39.99

A interesting record of the Public General Acts passed in 1884. 'Fifth session of the twenty-second parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.'  'With an index showing the effect of the year's legislation....

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1886 Allegations for Marriage Licences 1558 to 1699 Armytage Harleian Society
1886 Allegations for Marriage Licences 1558 to 1699 Armytage Harleian Society

Price: £29.99

An extensive compilation of the marriage licenses issued by the Dean of Westminster and Archbishop of Canterbury. Extracted by Colonel Joseph Lemuel Chester. The thirteenth volume published by the Harleian Society, a text...

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1887 An Abridgment of the Statute Law New Zealand William Basil Worsfold
1887 An Abridgment of the Statute Law New Zealand William Basil Worsfold

Price: £135.00

A scarce edition of this work of New Zealand law.William Basil Worsfold was an English lawyer and author who published several books especially on the history of Africa.

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1888 Extracts and Translations Tenure of Ancient Demesne Scarce Domesday Law
1888 Extracts and Translations Tenure of Ancient Demesne Scarce Domesday Law

Price: £145.00

A very scarce collection of extracts relating to Ancient Demesne.Not listed on copac. No collation available. Text appears complete with continuous pagination and an index to the rear closing at the end of the alphabet. Contains text...

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1891 The Law of Tithes and Tithe Rent-Charge by Edward Fairfax Studd Second Ed
1891 The Law of Tithes and Tithe Rent-Charge by Edward Fairfax Studd Second Ed

Price: £75.00

A scarce copy of The Law of Tithes and Tithe Rent-Charge by Edward Fairfax Studd.Being a Treatise on the Law of Tithe Rent-Charge, with a Sketch of the History and Law of Tithes Prior to the Commutation Acts, and Including the Tithe...

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1892 W.P. Thompson Handbook of Patent Law of All Countries Legal Guide Reference
1892 W.P. Thompson Handbook of Patent Law of All Countries Legal Guide Reference

Price: £70.00

A hardback, revised edition of W.P. Thompson's reference guide to international patent laws. Intended to 'act as a useful guide to patentees, manufacturers, and investors in patents.' (Preface)

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1896 De Sponsalibus et Matrimonio Iuluis de Becker
1896 De Sponsalibus et Matrimonio Iuluis de Becker

Price: £135.00

A Latin guide focusing on the law problems faced with courtships and marriage. In the original Latin. This practical guide to courtship and marriages offers chapters about various subjects,...

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1898 Report on the Ventilation and Warming in Metropolitan Poor Law Schools Shaw
1898 Report on the Ventilation and Warming in Metropolitan Poor Law Schools Shaw

Price: £245.00

A scarce report on the ventilation and heating of various metropolitan poor law schools. Divided into room categories such as dormitories, day rooms, dining halls, workshops and infirmaries. Featuring several folding tables and...

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1900-03 MUNICIPAL TRADING Report Committee Minutes
1900-03 MUNICIPAL TRADING Report Committee Minutes

Price: £71.99

British Government Reports from the early twentieth century concerning the principles governing the powers given to Municipal and Local Authorities for Industrial Enterprise. Report from the Joint Select Committee of the House...

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1904 Charters and Laws of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh
1904 Charters and Laws of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

Price: £99.99

A scarce medical text from Edinburgh's Royal College of Physicians. Featuring an engraved frontispiece. Presentation copy from Birmingham Medical Institute.

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1904 LEGAL Dixon's LAW of the FARM Agriculture SPENCER
1904 LEGAL Dixon's LAW of the FARM Agriculture SPENCER

Price: £59.99

An early twentieth century edition of Spencer's volume on farm law. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Dixon's Law of the Farm, Including the Cases and Statues Relating to the Subject and the Agricultural Customs of England and...

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1904 The Laws and Customs of War on Land by Professor T E Holland Scarce
1904 The Laws and Customs of War on Land by Professor T E Holland Scarce

Price: £90.00

A scarce copy of The Laws and Customs of War on Land, as Defined by the Hague Convention of 1899.Edited, with Supplementary Matter and Explanatory Notes, by Professor T. E. Holland.With an Index to the rear of the volume.

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1905 LAW Compensation Claims GERMAN by J.F. von Schey
1905 LAW Compensation Claims GERMAN by J.F. von Schey

Price: £59.99

A scarce copy of von Schey's volume on the limitation of compensation claims under Civil Code 1489. Bound in half-cloth with spine label, gilt lettering, and paper-covered boards.  

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1905-1985 71vol Justice of the Peace Reports and Reviews
1905-1985 71vol Justice of the Peace Reports and Reviews

Price: £9,950.00

An extensive collection of the records of the Justice of Peace from 1905 to 1985, which covers all aspects of the law for the magisterial and criminal courts. The Justice of the Peace Reports cover criminal and procedure law, consumer...

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1909 Royal Commission Poor Laws Report Scotland Very Scarce Lord George Hamilton
1909 Royal Commission Poor Laws Report Scotland Very Scarce Lord George Hamilton

Price: £220.00

An attractively bound copy of this report on the Scottish poor laws. Compiled by a prestigious list of people including the prominent socialist and editor George Lansbury, the economist and reformer Sidney Webb, and Octavia...

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1909 The Douglas Cause A Francis Steuart First Edition Scottish Trial Illust
1909 The Douglas Cause A Francis Steuart First Edition Scottish Trial Illust

Price: £125.00

A record of the court cases of Archibald Douglas investigating the mystery of his parentage and the legitimacy of his claim to the Douglas baronetage. From the 'Notable Scottish Trials' series. Illustrated throughout with numerous...

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1910 Housing and Town Planning in Great Britain W. Addington Willia
1910 Housing and Town Planning in Great Britain W. Addington Willia

Price: £99.99

A scarce statement of the statutory provisions relating to the housing of the working classes, and to town planning within Great Britain. With tipped in "Housing and Town Planning Act 1909" created by the local government on the...

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1910 Poor Law Reform Memoranda to the Royal Commission Charles Booth
1910 Poor Law Reform Memoranda to the Royal Commission Charles Booth

Price: £79.99

A uncommon copy of this memoranda submitted in April and December 1907, to the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress. With additional notes. Featuring two folding maps of England and Wales showing the...

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1910-14 IRELAND Credit Banks AGRICULTURE Germany
1910-14 IRELAND Credit Banks AGRICULTURE Germany

Price: £234.00

  A collection of reports from the British Government into Agricultural enquiries, including tenant farmers and agricultural credit in Ireland and Germany. Contains: The 1910 Report on the Thrift and Credit Banks Bill. The...

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1911 James Roberts The Metropolitan Police Guide Compendium Fifth Edition Scarce
1911 James Roberts The Metropolitan Police Guide Compendium Fifth Edition Scarce

Price: £89.99

A scarce edition of The Metropolitan Police Guide, Being a Compendium of the Law Affecting the Metropolitan Police. Written by W. F. A. Archibald, Esq. M.A., one of the Masters of the Supreme Court and J. H. Greenhalgh, Esq. B.A....

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1911 The Metropolitan POLICE Guide Compendium Of The Law James Roberts
1911 The Metropolitan POLICE Guide Compendium Of The Law James Roberts

Price: £99.99

A copy of this reference guide for the Metropolitan Police, in a fine binding. Fifth Edition. 'Revised to 31st August, 1910'. Includes: acts more particularly affecting the Metropolitan Police; practice and procedure; acts relating...

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1917-1973 6Vol Stevens Law List Law Society Uncommon Court of Justice
1917-1973 6Vol Stevens Law List Law Society Uncommon Court of Justice

Price: £195.00

A six volume set of law lists between 1917 and 1973.Lists include, 1917, 1950, 1956, 1962, 1967 and 1973.'The Law List: comprising the Judges and Officers of the different Courts of Justice; Counsel, Special Pleaders, Draftsmen, Conveyancers,...

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1924-1926 3Vol Metropolitan Police Daily Orders Police Orders Scarce Legal Law
1924-1926 3Vol Metropolitan Police Daily Orders Police Orders Scarce Legal Law

Price: £790.00

Three scarce volumes of daily police orders for the Metropolitan Police.Three large works giving the daily orders issued to the Metropolitan Police for the full years of 1924, 1925 and 1926.Scarce in any

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1926 Pierre Bouchardon Crimes D'Autrefois Crimes Of The Past In French
1926 Pierre Bouchardon Crimes D'Autrefois Crimes Of The Past In French

Price: £49.99

Crimes D'Autrefois by Pierre Bouchardon with original paper wraps bound in. From the Nouvelle Collection Historique Enigmes et Drames Judiciaires d'Autrefois. In French. Fourth edition. Pierre Bouchardon (1870  - 1950) was...

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1934 LAW Index of Deceased SCROOPE Canterbury MORRISON
1934 LAW Index of Deceased SCROOPE Canterbury MORRISON

Price: £69.99

A scarce First Edition of the register of wills proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury in the year 1630. Bound in cloth with gilt lettering. Bears the institutional label of The Travellers Club on the front pastedown. Scroope...

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1937 Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Church and Clergy Cripps Macmorran
1937 Practical Treatise on the Law Relating to the Church and Clergy Cripps Macmorran

Price: £45.00

A fascinating study of the law relating to the Church and Clergy by Henry William Cribbs. With a study of 'Statutes, Measures, and Cases of the Last Sixteen Years' by Kenneth M. Macmorran....

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1940 Birthplace Genesis LIFE ASSURANCE Anderson Equity
1940 Birthplace Genesis LIFE ASSURANCE Anderson Equity

Price: £143.99

The second edition of this scarce collection of works on life assurance and equity, with the provenance of the Equitable Life Assurance Society, with their ink address stamp to the front blank. In a full crushed morocco fine binding. With...

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1941-49 9vols LAW NOTES Vol 60-68 Legal Magazine
1941-49 9vols LAW NOTES Vol 60-68 Legal Magazine

Price: £239.99

9 hardbound volumes in grey cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine.

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1951 LAW NOTES Magazine Vol 70 Legal Case Studies
1951 LAW NOTES Magazine Vol 70 Legal Case Studies

Price: £23.99

Hardbound volume in red cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine. With a table of cases and a digest of cases.

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1955 Professional Negligence By J P Eddy Foreword By Sir Alfred Denning First
1955 Professional Negligence By J P Eddy Foreword By Sir Alfred Denning First

Price: £19.99

A treatise on Professional Negligence by John Percy Eddy, Q.C. with a foreword by the Right Honourable Sir Alfred Denning one of the Lords Justices of Her Majesty's Court of Appeal in England. Second impression. With general sections...

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1958 Proceedings of the Tribunal Appointed to Inquire Raising Bank Rate Scarce
1958 Proceedings of the Tribunal Appointed to Inquire Raising Bank Rate Scarce

Price: £33.00

A scarce work on the enquiry into banking corruption in 1957.Containing the minutes of evidence taken before the tribunal, and an index to the witnesses.

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1972-1998 16 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Centenary Guide Illustrated Dyer
1972-1998 16 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Centenary Guide Illustrated Dyer

Price: £450.00

This fascinating collection of Seldon Society publications ranging from thirteenth century law reports to personal notes on cases by some of the most esteemed men in legislation. Includes a letter signed by the...

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1973 The Law List Stevens and Sons Solicitors Uncommon
1973 The Law List Stevens and Sons Solicitors Uncommon

Price: £40.00

A 1973 edition of the Stevens Law List.A list of certified solicitors prectising in England and Wales under the authority of the Law Society.

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1976-1996 10 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Fleta Spelman Dyer Year Books Port
1976-1996 10 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Fleta Spelman Dyer Year Books Port

Price: £240.00

This fascinating collection of Seldon Society publications ranging from thirteenth century law reports to personal case notes by some of the most esteemed men in legislation.  Fleta is one of...

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1986-1996 5 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Port Notebooks Dyer Thirteenth Cent
1986-1996 5 vols Seldon Society Law Reports Port Notebooks Dyer Thirteenth Cent

Price: £150.00

Part of an illuminating collection of publications by the only learned society devoted to the study of English legal history.  The society is named after the revered seventeenth-century legal historian John Selden, hailed...

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ACT Legal LAW George II Widening Roads BRISTOL Bath
ACT Legal LAW George II Widening Roads BRISTOL Bath

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of King George II on widening and repairing roads in Wiltshire and Somerset.

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ACT OF PARLIAMENT HIGHWAYS in LINLITHGOW + BATHGATE
ACT OF PARLIAMENT HIGHWAYS in LINLITHGOW + BATHGATE

Price: £29.99

An act newly published under the reign of George III for repairing the Highways and Bridges in the County of Linlithgow and Bathgate, Scotland.

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ACT of PARLIAMENT on a new jail in Pembroke
ACT of PARLIAMENT on a new jail in Pembroke

Price: £24.99

An act published under the reign of George III.  For building a jail and house of correction on the site of the castle in Haverfordwest, Pembroke.

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ACT of PARLIAMENT on a new jail in Surrey
ACT of PARLIAMENT on a new jail in Surrey

Price: £24.99

An act published under the reign of George III for the erection of a new jail for debtors in surrey, due to the inadequate jail which previously housed debtors.

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ACT of PARLIAMENT on regulating jails
ACT of PARLIAMENT on regulating jails

Price: £24.99

An act published under the reign of George III for better regulating of Jails in England, concerning the justice of peace and governors of the Jails.

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ACT OF PARLIAMENT Times of Terms in SCOTTISH EXCHEQUER
ACT OF PARLIAMENT Times of Terms in SCOTTISH EXCHEQUER

Price: £14.99

An act newly published under the reign of George III for altering the times of holding the Martinmas and Candlemas terms in the Court of Exchequer in Scotland.

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c1700 ACT to raise money to finish Church in Norfolk
c1700 ACT to raise money to finish Church in Norfolk

Price: £29.99

This is an eight leaf disbound Act of Parliment in order to enable the Parishioners of Norfolk, King's-Lynn to raise funds in order to finish the building of their Church during the reign of King George II.

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c1715 The Country Justice Practice of the Justices of the Peace Michael Dalton
c1715 The Country Justice Practice of the Justices of the Peace Michael Dalton

Price: £120.00

An early 18th century copy of this practical law work.Lacking title page but consistent with the 1715 edition. Collated against 1715 edition. Lacking 8 pages of contents to front including title page and 2 pages of tables...

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c1725 BOOK of RATES Carkasse ACTS Law LEGAL
c1725 BOOK of RATES Carkasse ACTS Law LEGAL

Price: £959.99

First folio edition of this scarce collection of Statutes. A touch worn (as usual as these were widely consulted refrences) and needing binding (retaining the original spine) but very scarce, and important. Value would be around...

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c1740 Act George II LEGAL LAW repairing road in Ramsey
c1740 Act George II LEGAL LAW repairing road in Ramsey

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament published during the reign of King George II regarding the repair of the road leading from Ramsey to Saint Peter's Lane in the county of Huntingdon.

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c1760 ACT Law LEGAL Repair of Roads LAMPS Middlesex
c1760 ACT Law LEGAL Repair of Roads LAMPS Middlesex

Price: £29.99

An act of parliament newly published under the reign of King George the Second. An act for explaining and amending two acts of parliament, one made in the eleventh year of his Majesty's Reign, (for repairing the road from Shoreditch...

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c1785 The Trial of Mrs Harriet Errington For Committing Adultery G Errington
c1785 The Trial of Mrs Harriet Errington For Committing Adultery G Errington

Price: £990.00

The divorce proceedings of Mrs Harriet Errington and her Husband George Errington.An incomplete copy of this work, starting at page 9 and ending at page 107. An extremely scarce work. The issue of this work is unknown and is possibly...

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c1830 A BILL Parliament Roads OXFORD Charle Leake
c1830 A BILL Parliament Roads OXFORD Charle Leake

Price: £29.99

A bill for the improvement of roads in Oxford.

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c1870 English Laws Respecting Landlords, Tenants and Lodgers James Bishop Scarce
c1870 English Laws Respecting Landlords, Tenants and Lodgers James Bishop Scarce

Price: £125.00

A guide to the tenancy laws for both landlords and tenants from the late nineteenth century. WIth information on the procedures needed to evict a tenant, the landlord's responsibilities with regards to repairs, and advice on rent...

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c1898 Dougal's Index Register To Next of Kin Law Claims Advertisement Facsimiles
c1898 Dougal's Index Register To Next of Kin Law Claims Advertisement Facsimiles

Price: £34.99

A fascinating volume that seeks to reunite an optimistic readership of distant relatives with the legacies of their deceased family.Featuring an extensive compilation of advertisements alongside "amusing anecdotes on extraordinary...

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c1900 A Volume of Improvement Acts for Newcastle Upon Tyne 1837-1871
c1900 A Volume of Improvement Acts for Newcastle Upon Tyne 1837-1871

Price: £300.00

A collection of Improvement Acts for Newcastle Upon Tyne for 1837-1871.There are eight acts in total.From numerous sources.These make up a unique and personal collection of Acts.The volume consists of:An Act for Regulating and Improving...

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c1912 CASE OF LT-COL ARTHUR PERCY ARCHIBALD ELPINSTONE
c1912 CASE OF LT-COL ARTHUR PERCY ARCHIBALD ELPINSTONE

Price: £79.99

An unbound law document dating around 1912. This document contains a detailed genealogy. Arthur Percy Archibald Elphinstone who was first commissioned into the Army in 1884 and retired from the Indian Army in 1911. He rejoined...

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c1931 Report of Case Rex V Kylsant and Morland Criminal Court SIGNED John Simon
c1931 Report of Case Rex V Kylsant and Morland Criminal Court SIGNED John Simon

Price: £120.00

This is an interesting written account of the proceedings of the criminal court in the case of Rex v Kylsant & Co, known as the Royal Mail Case. Signed by Sir John Simon, council to Lord Kylsant, with dedications to his step-son...

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The Errington Divorce Case

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The Literary City of Bath

Few cities in the world are lucky enough to have the same literary...

Charlotte Brontë

 Saturday the 21st April marks 202 years since the birth...

Edmond Rostand

  The 1st of April is more commonly associated with...

Bath Book Fair

  Next Saturday, 7th April, is the P.B.F.A...

The Illustrations of Hugh Thomson

The Illustrations of Hugh Thomson  This month we are focusing...

Books for Spring

  As the days get longer and we get closer to spring, we've...

W H Auden

  The 21st February marks 111 years since the birth of...

Asprey, Zaehnsdorf and the Romanovs

     The fall of Imperial Russia and the...

Sangorski & Sutcliffe

They say 'Never Judge a Book by its Cover', but this month we're...

Foredge Friday

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Ronald Searle

This week we are focusing upon the British artist and satirical...

Festive Works...

 With Christmas fast approaching, we have had a look at...

Book of the Week: 'The Bookseller of Kabul'

 We add many new listings to our website on a weekly basis....

Cooking and Baking

 With the ‘Great British Bake Off’ entering...

New in November...

We are constantly adding new works to our collection, and have...

Author Feature: Angela Carter

 This week we shall be focusing on a specific author. Known...

Bath Book Fair

 Next Saturday, 21st October, is the P.B.F.A Bath...

The Occult and Occultism

This week we are going to take a look at some of our works from...

Alfred Tennyson

 Today marks the 125th anniversary of Alfred Tennyson’s...

New in October...

Here are just a few examples of the many new books that have...

Banned Books Week

  The 24th-30th September marks 'Banned Books Week'....

Arthur Rackham

 The 19th September marks the 150th birthday of celebrated...

D H Lawrence

 The 11th September marks the birth of David Herbert Lawrence....

The Great Fire of London

 Tuesday 5th September marked the anniversary of the...

The History of Magic

Yesterday marked #19yearslater. For the muggles among us, the...

Recently added to our library...

          1970 The Journals...

Crime Fiction and Agatha Christie

 Agatha Christie is the best-selling female novelist of...

Educational Children's Books

 With the advancement of printing technology and the production...

Typography, Baskerville and the Oscars

 This post shall begin with a tenuous link to a seemingly...

The World's Fair and Great Exhibition

 In 1851 London hosted an international exhibition in Hyde...

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is a man who generally needs no introduction....

Winnie-The-Pooh Day and A A Milne

 Last week, the 18th January marked National 'Winnie -the-Pooh...

Blue Monday

Feeling a little downcast today? You’re not the only one....

Cosy Tales

 Given this chilly December air we have decided to discuss...

Science Fiction

 Last week the world saw the ‘supermoon’. The...

When is a book not a book?

 When is a book not a book? When it's a... No, this isn't...

Printing In A Time Of Revolution

Here at Rooke Books we have a large collection of interesting...

The Lesser Known Works of David Garrick

 David Garrick is known for his incredible influence on...

The Nonesuch Press

 'Don't judge a book by its cover' is an English idiom of...

Watermarks and Spurious Editions

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The Library of Hugh Selbourne

 Over the next few weeks our website will be seeing the...

Roald Dahl First Editions

Many of us have fond memories of the children’s books of...

The Darwin Legacy

 Charles Darwin is a figure who needs no introduction, but...

Elizabeth Greenly's Signed Letters of Horace Walpole

 As mentioned in our previous post, we have recently acquired...

The Regency Library of Elizabeth Greenly

 We have recently acquired several lots from the sale of...