New York: The MacMillan Company, 1969. First Edition, First Printing. Octavo, 233 pages; VG-/VG-; black spine with white and yellow lettering; dust jacket protected by mylar covering; price uncut but crossed out '4.95'; deckled edge; mild discoloration and staining on top edge; mild rubbing to jacket, including a couple small tears along the top edge; light shelf wear to boards and slight discoloration along boards' top edge; shelved African-Americana.
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Westport: Hyperion Press, 1979. Hyperion reprint edition. Octavo; Vol. 1 only; First published 1867 by J. Higginbotham, Madras; Hyperion reprint edition 1979; G; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print; Boards in green cloth, lightly cocked spine, else clean and strong; Text block has spotting to top edge, else clean and tight; xxviii, 350 pages.
New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. Octavo; G-; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, green with gold print, call number in white ink; Boards in green cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, slightly cocked spine, light shelfwear; Text block has library stamp on edges, library stamps and pocket on front endpapers, library stamp and penciled call number on dedication page, light age-toning to paper; Inscribed in ink by the author on the front flyleaf; 343 pages.
London: H. Fry for C. Dilly, 1796. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Octavo; G-; xviii, , 473, xxviii pages; Bound in full leather with gilt ornamentation to boards and spine, label to spine; Finish of leather rubbed and damaged across surface of boards; Rubbing to corners and edges of boards, head and tail of spine; joints cracked and surrounding leather chipped; Marbled endpapers; Bound by Wood of Worchester with binder's ticket on front paste down; Bookplate upside down on rear paste down; Text block minimally age-toned with some offsetting; complete with half title and fold-out table.
Berlin: Veit and Company, 1851-1853. First Edition. Octavos, Two Volumes; VG; Rebound in brown cloth, with silver lettering to spine; Boards show very light bumping to heads of spine; Textblock has moderate age-toning to edges and light creasing to several pages; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (vii, 520 pages) -- Vol. II. (iv, 331 pages).
London: H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place, 1662. First Edition. Folio, [xii], 275, ; Fair; Most of leather on spine is gone (quires exposed) with partial age-toned morocco label "Latch's Reports"; Front board separated from binding; Late binding in 1/2-calf and marbled boards, with moderate+ wear to corners, moderate warping to front board; Textblock has significant age-toning to edges, some dampstains interiorly, 3/4 of titlepage is torn off, and several stamps from the "Birmingham Law Society" appear throughout.
[n.p.]: [n.p.], 1749. First Edition. Small Octavo, xix, , 194 pages; VG; Full mottled calf, with banded and gilt tooled spine and leather spine label with gilt lettering; Boards show moderate wear to corners and to joints along spine; Textblock has very light staining to red-dyed edges. Cioranescu 46027; Goldsmiths 8389.
London: J. Brotherton, 1753. Second Edition. Octavos, two volumes; VG; Rebound in 1/4 calf with marbled boards; Spine is banded with morocco labels and gilt lettering; Boards show very light wear to corners; Textblocks have moderate age-toning to edges, light+ age-toning interiorly throughout, some light chipping to ffep of volume I, and the name of a previous owner ("D B Stockholm") appears in ink on the titlepages of both volumes; CONTENTS: Vol. I. (lxi, , 381 pages, ) -- Vol. II. (, 483 pages, ).
London: Phillips and Fardon, 1806. Presumed First Edition. 12mo., xi, 216 pages; Fair; Hardbound with original paper covered boards; Front board and front free endpaper separated but present; Boards much bumped and stained; Yellowed adhesive stain to title page; Complete with folding illustration of slave ship, though creased and repaired with yellowed tape; Errata on the verso of xi, with binder's instructions to place the fold-out illustration to be placed opposite page 192 of "View of a Slave Ship." This famous diagram shows the inhumane conditions in which African captives were brought to America against their will. Uncut and untrimmed, this copy is still in the original publisher's paper boards.
The Hague: Published for The Foundation for the Study of Plural Societies by Martinus Nijhoff, 1975-1976. Octavo; 5 volumes; G/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spines, light blue with dark blue print; DJs have light edgewear, mild smudging, peripheral toning; Boards in blue cloth, light wear to spine caps and corners, moisture stain to bottom portion of vols. 1-2, else clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight but for moisture stains to endpapers of vols. 1-2; CONTENTS: Vol. 1 (1975; ISBN 9024717809) xxi, 582 pages — Vol. 2 (1975; ISBN 9024717817) xii, 555 pages — Vol. 3 (1976; ISBN 9024719550) xiii, 579 pages — Vol. 4 (1976; ISBN 9024719569) xi, 568 pages — Vol. 5 (1976; ISBN 9024719577) x, 589 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1947. First edition. Octavo; 1st edition; G; Hardcover; Spine, grey with gold print; Boards in blue cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, toning to spine, light blemishes, rubbing/shelfwear; Text block has yellow tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers, else clean and tight; xiii, 182, vi pages.
Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998. Octavo; G-/G; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, black with yellow print; DJ has light edgewear, small vendor label on rear, else clean and bright; Boards in brown cloth, light wear to spine caps else clean and strong; Text block has underlining in ink throughout; xiv, 211 pages.
New York: Random House, Inc., 1964. First Printing. Octavo; G+/fair; dark red spine with beige text; first printing; dust jacket has noticeable wear; several chips to edges; rear has slightly darkened due to age; spine has mildly sunned; mylar wrapped dj; cloth exterior has light wear; slight lean to spine; text block exterior fore and tail edges have mild toning; exterior head edge yellow; deckled fore edge; previous owner's name to front pastedown; interior pages clean; pp 262.
The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2000. Octavo; 3 volumes; VG; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print; Boards in blue cloth with gold print, clean and strong; Text blocks clean and tight; Each vol. has color frontispiece; CONTENTS: Vol. I. Commentary (ISBN 9041111336) xvi, 705 pages — Vol. II. Part 1. Documents and Cases (ISBN 9041111344) xvi, 587 pages — Vol. II. Part 2. Documents and Cases (ISBN 9041111344) xviii, paged 591-2451. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
Geneva: International Committee of the Red Cross, 1987. Octavo; G+; Hardcover; Spine, brown with silver print; Boards in brown cloth with silver print, slight surfaces tears to spine, else clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; xxxv, 1625 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Hamden CT: Archon Books, 1966. Reprinted. Octavo; VG-/G; ivory beige spine with black text; reprinted; dust jacket has foxing slightly sprinkled to exterior; mild rubbing wear to edges; chip to rear head fore edge; edges have age toned slightly, small closed tear on front cover (see photo); cloth exterior shows very little wear; minor edge wear; lightly splayed boards; tight binding; text block exterior head edge has modest foxing; other edges good; small grayish smudge to tail edge to p 167; otherwise interior clean; pp 469 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in wraparound bookcase next to 15's.
Paris: Editions A. Pedone, 1990. Octavo; G; Paperback; Spine, grey with black print; Cover has light edgewear, light shelfwear; Text block clean and tight; “Cet ouvrage constitue les actes du XXIIIe Colloque de la Société Française pour le Droit International que s’est tenu à l’Institut des Relations Internationales Faculté de Droit, Université de Bourgogne, 1, 2 et 3 juin 1889”— title page verso; Text in French; 445 pages.
New York: Random House, 1972. First Edition. Thick Octavo; VG-; gray spines with gilt and silver text; first edition; 2 volumes; no jackets; cloths show modest exterior wear showing few scratches; some rubbing to edges; text block exterior edges have mild soiling; bindings very good; interiors clean; illustrated; pp 1764; additional shipping may be necessary due to size/weight restrictions for international/expedited orders.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1918. Octavo; G+; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, blue with gold print on red banner; Fresh binding with boards in blue cloth, clean and strong; Text block has tinted top edge, pinhole library stamp on title page, library penciled markings on title page verso, else clean and tight with slight age-toning to paper; xxxi, 698 pages.
Philadelphia: C. Sherman & Son, . Second Edition. Octavo, 58 pages, ; G+; Side-sewn pamphlet in original wrappers; Covers show light age-toning and wear along edges and significant wear to paper on spine (quires exposed); Textblock has light age-toning to edges; ALS from Binney is tipped in at front; Sabin 5481.
[Philadelphia]: [N.p.], [1862?]. Presumed First Edition. Octavo, 35 pages; VG-; Side-sewn pamphlet in original light blue wrappers; Covers have moderate creasing to corners, light soiling and toning overall, with some chipping to paper on spine; Textblock shows light age-toning overall, with some creasing to bottom corners of pages, and light soiling to top corner of title page; Sabin 5487.
Lipsiae: Sumtibus Baumgaertneri, 1865. Impressio decima, novis curis emendatior. Octavo; “Impressio decima, novis curis emendatior”; 3 volumes; G; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print on red banner, raised bands; Boards half bound with brown leather to spine and corners and marbled paper to boards, wear to spine caps and corners, mild scuffing to leather, mild rubbing to paper, call number label on front of each vol., shelfwear; Text blocks have cracked hinges, library stamp on front flyleaf, age-toning to paper, occasional foxing; Texts in Latin and Greek; CONTENTS: Pars Prior. Indicem titt. C.J.C., Institutiones, Digesta, nec non tabulas quasdam synopticas continens (46, 992 pages) — Pars Altera. Codicem continens (xxvi, 799 pages) — Pars Tertia. Novellas et reliqua continens (viii, 893 pages). Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
London: William Pickering, 1840. First Edition. Octavo, vi, 96 pages; G+; Disbound pamphlet; Light soiling to front and back pages, light age-toning overall, and moderate creasing along disbound edge; Signature of Reuben Hyde Walworth ("R A Walworth") appears in pencil at the top of the title page; Walworth was the last Chancellor of New York.
Boston: Russell, Odiorne and Co., 1834. First Edition. 12mo., 74 pages; VG-; Rebound perfect bound pamphlet, in paper wrappers with brown cloth spine; Housed in brown paper slipcase with paper citation label; Covers show faint creasing, light age-toning overall, minimal wear to edges, the name of a former owner in ink on the front cover ("Carolyn Cheney - / 1918 -"), two pencil emendations to front cover, and the Yale Law Library stamp on the front cover; Textblock has light age-toning and foxing overall, with light creasing to title page; Includes fold-out map; Background: The source of enormous popular controversy throughout New England, the trial and acquittal of Methodist minister Ephraim K. Avery came to embody many of the underlying religious tensions in Puritan New England with the emerging sect of Methodism. The controversial acquittal of the defendant led to endless coverage in the popular press, and this is one of several pamphlets written in Avery's defense after his acquittal by the jury; Sabin 2486.
Boston: [N.p.], 1825. Second Edition. Octavo, 47 pages, ; G+; Disbound pamphlet, with residual of former binding on disbound edge; Front and back pages show light foxing and soiling, light plus age-toning throughout interiorly, light wear to speckled edges, and an ink inscription to title page: "To the Members of the Legislature"; Sabin 31595.
Chicago: Callaghan & Co., 1908. Octavo; G; blue spine with gilt text; no jacket; cloth exterior shows some darkish staining toward tail edge; some smudges to exterior also; noticeable wear to joints and spine edges; slight rubbing to edges otherwise; spine had darkened somewhat due to handling; sturdy boards; textblock exterior edges have modest age toning; ex-library plate to front pastedown; other ex-library markings inside; partially detached fep and title page at gutter; crease to fore edge to p (ix); other slight interior wear due to usage; pp 374 NOTE: Shelved in Netdesk office, in bookcases next to 7's Ephemera section.
Paris: Rochette, 1790. Second Edition. Octavo, 157 pages; VG-; Disbound pamphlet; Light age-toning overall, with minor foxing to edges; Residual binding material along disbound edge; Lacking engraved frontispiece; Background: This was pamphleteer and political theorist Marat's "favorite work". Based on the ideas of Rousseau and Beccaria, it advances a program of penal and criminal justice reform in France.
Buffalo: William S. Hein & Co., 2004. Quarto; 4 volumes; Reprint of edition published by Federal Political Department, Berne, 1949; VG; Hardcover; Spine, red with gold print; Boards in red cloth, clean and strong; Text block clean and tight; CONTENTS: Vol. 1, 386 pages; Vol. 2-A, 879 pages; Vol. 2-B, 537 pages; Vol. 3, 297 pages. Oversized order. Additional shipping and handling may be necessary for expedited/international orders. Economy international shipping unavailable due to size/weight restriction(s). Contact seller if you have any questions. This book is part of the overstocked 15's, kept in Room X, atop one of the bookcases.
Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1883. Octavo; 2 volumes; G- ; Ex-library; Hardcover; Spine, brown with gold print, call number label at bottom; Boards in brown cloth, wear to spine caps and corners, v. 1 has cocked spine with tears to spine head, else light shelfwear; Text blocks have library stamps to title pages with call number written on first preliminary page, intermittent spine breaks, age-toning to paper, clean text; Text in Latin with extensive front matter and notes in English and with English translation in second volume; CONTENTS: Vol. I. Introductions, Commentary, Excursus (667 pages) — Vol. II. Translation (x, 210 pages).
New Haven: Yale University Press, 1939. 12mo; First published 1924, Sixth printing 1939; G/Fair-; Hardcover with DJ; DJ spine, brown with black print; DJ has edgewear with tears at spine ends and flap corners, deep toning to spine, peripheral toning, light stains and shelfwear; Boards in black cloth, mild wear to spine caps and corners, light shelfwear; Text block has name in ink on front pastedown, slight age-toning to paper, else clean and tight; 145 pages.
Garden City: Garden City Publishing Company, 1932. Octavo; Fair+; Hardcover; Spine, black with red print; Boards in black cloth with red print, tattering to spine caps and corners, spotty stains to spine, else light shelfwear; Text block has red tinted top edge, tanning to endpapers, penciled name on front pastedown, cracked hinges front and rear, spine break at p. 112, clean text; x, 383 pages, illustrated (b&w plates).
London: John Playford, 1649. Presumed First Edition. Pamphlet (5.5" x 7"), , pp. 1-4, 6,  pages; Disbound; Text continuous and complete despite pagination; Age-toned with creased pages. Rare. ESTC R219208; Nelson and Seccombe, 518. Bound with: Collections of Notes Taken at the Kings Tryall, at Westminster Hall, on Munday Last, Janua. 22.1648. London : Robert Ibbitson, 1648 , Presumed First Edition. Pamphlet (4.6" x6.8"), pp. 1-2, pp. 1-6. Disbound; Text continuous despite pagination. Final two leaves significantly worn with several small holes impacting text. The imprint year is given according to Lady Day dating. ESTC R206057; Wing C5218; Thomason, E.538. Very rare; the ESTC identifies four copies in public collections in the UK and North America.
1925-1929. Two typed letters, signed by American legal scholar Roscoe Pound. 1. A one page letter, typed, on one sheet of paper with the Harvard Law School letterhead at top. Dated February 24, 1925. Signed in ink at the signature line: "Roscoe Pound". Light age-toning overall, with creasing to the top-right and bottom-left corners, some residual print material at top edge, and folded for mailing. There is a two-inch closed tear along the main horizontal crease-line. Condition: Good; Dimensions: 8" x 10.5" 2. A one page letter, typed, on one sheet of copy paper with the Harvard Law School letterhead at top. Dated September 9, 1929. Signed in ink at the signature line: "Roscoe Pound". Light age-toning overall, with a large chip to top-left corner (not impacting text), some residual printed material along right edge, moderate wear to left edge, and folded for mailing. Condition: Good; Dimensions: 8" x 10.5"