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Annales Sacri Henrici Spondani Appamiarum Galliae Narbonensis Episcopi, a Mundi Creatione Ad Eiusdem Reparationem. Editio in Germania Prima. Coloniae Agrippinae. Sumptibus Viduae Arnoldi Hierat, Fub Figno Gryphi.

By: Spondanus, Henricus (a.k.a) Henri Spondanus and Henry De Sponde

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Impensids Societatis Typographicae Librorum Officij Ecclesiastici, Iussu Regis Constitutae.: 1640

Seller ID: 14040

Condition: Very Good

Two volumes bound as One (complete); I: [6], 284, [25], plates. II: [24], 562, [58], 461, [47]; plates. full contemporary vellum binding with raised bands on spine (9 3/4 x 15 1/2 inch) with two medal clasps. Title on spine in manuscript Soiling to the exterior, especially the spine. Cracking and minor splitting at the top of the spine. Front flyleaf becoming detached, worm holes lower right 2 inches long. Bookplates of two former owner's inside the cover: "H.A. Rothe [1711]"; and the "Neander Library, No. 825". Henri de Sponde (1568-1643) was a French clergyman, lawyer, eccles... View more info

Theologia Moralis Cum Supplementis, et Novis Additionibus.

By: Sporer, R.P. Patritii

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Venice, Italy, Apud Nicolaum Pezzana: 1731

Seller ID: 12042

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

LATIN LANGUAGE.4 parts - 291, [11] pages; [8], 306, [12] pages; 367, [13] pages; [8], 319, [9] pages; bound in full vellum with labels pasted on the spine "Theologia Mor -- lis Rndi Pairis Patri iii Sporer. Tomus I, II, & III. / S. / F". Titles in red and black lettering. Two partial clasps remaining. Folio (15 1/2 x 8 1/2 inch). Pages 291 (first part) and 3 pages of index loose. Small worm holes detected in the first few pages and pages 293-on in the final part. Father Sporer's study of the conduct of life, Ecclesiastical Law. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed.

By: Sprague, J.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, New York, 1829

Seller ID: 10217

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Autograph letter signed (7 3/4 x 12 3/4 inch) by J. Sprague, dated April 27, 1829, and written in Brooklyn. Sprague writes an unknown party instructing him to accept a business offer made by a Mr. Toler, after it is certain that Toler has the cash and assets to proceed with the deal. Evidence of folding for mailing, a fine clean copy. View more info

The Law of Arrest

By: Stevens, W. H. N.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: W. H. N. Stevens. (1930). Columbus, Ohio.: 1930

Seller ID: 2483

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Patterned cloth. Book plate front end paper with name removed. In the Preface the author states: "This book has been especially prepared to provide for mayors. county sheriffs, police officers, detectives, constables, marshalls and citizens a w ork covering the law of arrest in terms and words which can be understood by all". View more info

Signed Manuscript Document.

By: Taft, Mason

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Greece, New York, 1846

Seller ID: 10220

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Printed land sale deed form (13 x 16 inch) folding into 4 pages, dated April 18, 1846 in Greece, New York. Maston and Samantha Taft of Rochester, NY agree to sell 7 acres of land in the town of Greece, NY to John Todd for $1,000.00. Also signed by Charles Billinghurst (Commissioner of Deeds) who later served in Congress for the state of Wisconsin. View more info

No. 6041. In the Supreme Court of the State of California. Thomas S. Miller, Plaintiff and Respondent, vs. Geo. F. Sharp, et als., Defendants and Appellants. Transcript on Appeal.

By: The Supreme Court of the State of California

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Francisco, CA, Kane and Cook: 1878

Inscription: Signed by Clerk(s)

Seller ID: 020688

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's beige wrapper. 7" x 10." Fifty-five pages, complete. Signatures of Clerk Thomas H. Reynolds and Deputy Clerk Colin M.[?] Boyd are written in black ink on Page 55. On the back cover is handwriting in black ink denoting the names of two of the attorneys, P. B. Ladd and William Sherwood and are possible signatures. A few original annotations and corrections are handwritten in black ink within the document. "G. F. & W. H. Sharp, and Hunt & Rising" are listed as the attorneys for the defendants/appellants. "P. B. Ladd" is listed as the attorney fo... View more info

Homestead of Abraham Lincoln. Speeches in the House of Representatives, April 5, 12, 1916, on a Bill to Accept a Deed of Conveyance from the Lincoln Farm Association to the United States of the Homestead of Abraham Lincoln, near the Town of Hodgenville, State of Kentucky

By: United States House of Representatives

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Government Printing Office: 1916

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019544

Condition: Very Good

Original publisher's gray wrapper. H. Doc. 1056. 64th Congress, 1st Session. April 5 and 12, 1916. 6" x 9." 108 pages, complete. Pages are clean. A few spots in upper-right corner of front cover. Upper-left corner of back cover appears to have been torn off; a few pages in the back near this corner are slightly folded, but this does not affect the text. Copy is otherwise clean and intact. Speeches on the bill, H. R. 8351, and text of the bill are included. From Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2248: "Includes personal recollections of Joseph G. Cannon and others. ... View more info

Autograph Letter Signed - Morrison R. Waite

By: Waite, Morrison R.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: 1879

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019335

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Letter handwritten in brown ink on beige paper. Paper has Royal Irish Linen, Marcus Ward & Co. watermark. Datelined November 19, 1879 in Washington, D.C. 5" x 8." One page. Letter reads: "Washington, D.C., Nov. 19, 1879, Dear Sir, I have yours of the 16th, and shall be glad to assist you in this way you ask whenever it is in my power. As present, however, I know of no vacancy in situations such as you want. Very truly yours, M. R. Waite." "Mr. Eugene S. Didier," the addressee, is also handwritten below his signature. Former ownership inscription on the back in ... View more info

The Simple Cobler of Aggavvamm in America

By: Ward, Nathaniel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Salem, Mass, Ipswich Historical Socity: 1906

Seller ID: 13123

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

From title page, "Willing to Help 'mend His Native Country, Lamentably Tattered, Both the Upper-Leather and Sole, with All the Honest Stitches he Can Take. And as Willing Never to Be Paid for His Work, By Old English Wonted Pay. It is his Trade to Patch All the Year Long, Gratis, Therefore I Pray Gentlemen keep your purses. The Fourth Edition, with some Amendments". Facsimile reprint. Number 81 of 400 copies printed by Ipswich Historical Society. Written by Nathaniel Ward (1578-1652) an English clergyman and writer who codified the Massachusetts Laws (1641). The pamphlet is a vigorousl... View more info

The Life of Blackstone

By: Warden, Lewis C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, The Miche Company, Publishers: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 018993

Condition: Fine

Publisher's black cloth with red dust wrapper (some chipping).. Biography of Sir William Blackstone, author of the law classic "Commentaries." Frontispiece portrait of Blackstone. 6 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches. 451 pages. View more info

Manuscript Document. "Dennis Warfield Estate, Washington County, Maryland, 1833"

By: Warfield, Dennis

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1833

Seller ID: 12599

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Manuscript Document, 3 pages (8 x 12 1/2 inch) repaired with document tape. The document consists of a printed form and a handwritten listing. The printed document authorizes an appraisal of Dennis Warfield's estate. It is signed by Daniel Schaebly (Register of Wills), D.W. Naill and Jacob Landes (Appraisers), Joshua Jones (Frederick County Justice of the Peace) and John Schley (Frederick County clerk). The handwritten listing gives the possessions Warfield left behind, including a double barrel gun and a bear skin. singed by Naill and Landes. Fine clean copy. View more info

Printed Legal Form, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Hampshire County, 1797.

By: Warren, Lucas

Price: $37.50

Publisher: West Springfield, Massachusetts, 1797

Seller ID: 12375

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Printed form document completed and signed by Lucas Morgan, Justice of the Peace, at West Springfield, Mass and dated 16 December 1799 (6 1/2 x 8 inch). Lucas Morgan (1743-1817) orders sheriff of Hampshire County or the constable of Northhampton to satisfy the claim of Reubin Taylor (a ferryman) against John Stebbins and Martin Ball, both of Northampton. The amount if for $4.36. The law officials are to seize property to cover the amount Stebbins and Ball owe or to imprison them until the claim is satisfied. On the back of the document Thomas Kidd, Deputy Sheriff notes and signs that he has be... View more info

Writ of Inquisition "Signed By 12 Citizens and Sheriff Joseph Jennings" of Saratoga Springs, New York.

By: Warren, Wm. L.F.

Price: $37.50

Publisher: Saratoga Springs, N.Y., 1837

Seller ID: 12373

Condition: Collectible-Fine

'Writ of Inquisition, Saratoga Springs, New York". 7 pages (8 x 12 3/4 inch) hand written document. The Inquisition was conducted to ascertain the amount of damages owed by James McGregor Jr. to Amos P. Stanton & George H. Tracey, in a long standing suit before the New York Supreme Court. The jurors of the Inquisition find that McGregor still owes $274.37 for "goods sold and delivered" to him while doing business in Schenectady County, New York. The Writ is signed by: Salmon Hulin, Henry P. Hyde, Joseph Westcott, Luther Messinger, Samuel Chapman, Lewis P. Glove, Mervin G. Putnam, E... View more info

Printed Signed Document. "Deed"

By: Watrous, Augustus

Price: $37.50

Publisher: 1853

Seller ID: 10221

Condition: Collectible-Fine

Printed land sale deed (17 x 14 inch) folding into 4 pages, and dated 8 September 1853. Augustus and Mary Ann Watrous sell land in Middleburh, Wyoming County, New York to a Wm. Dodgson for $1,350.00. Signed by Augustus and Mary Ann Watrous and L.W. Smith (Justice of the Peace). Filled out on a light blue printed document in black ink. View more info

Mr. Webster's Vindication of the Treaty of Washington of 1842; in a Speech Delivered in the Senate of the United States, on the 6th and 7th of April, 1846

By: Webster, Daniel

Price: $47.50

Publisher: J. & G. S. Gideon. 1846. Washington.: 1846

Seller ID: 2485

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

First edition. Wrappers. Very good. A speech Daniel Webster gave in the Senate arguing that the question of the Northeastern boundary had previously been settled satisfactorily in 1842. Webster was Secretary of State when the Treaty of Washingto n o f 1842 was written. In 1846 that treaty was brought up for debate again, and Webster spoke in defense of it. View more info

Gentlemen of the Jury : Reminiscences of Thirty Years at the Bar

By: Wellman, Francis L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1924

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 15303

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Publisher's blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine. Mild rubbing. 298 pages with 13 plates with portraits of prominent historical and contemporary lawyers. The portraits have left discoloration on the opposite pages. Francis L. Wellman (1854-1942) was a New York state lawyer who once served as an Assistant District Attorney in New York City. His book "The Art of Cross-Examination" is a classic text that is still recommended reading for the new lawyer. View more info

Original Manuscript Deed

By: Wells, Joseph

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Erie County, Pennsylvania, 1829

Seller ID: 11776

Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Manuscript document from Erie County, Pennsylvania. Two pages, dated 1829 and signed by Joseph Wells. Document repaired with archival tape on the backside. Joseph and Harriet Wells sell one acre of land in Fairview Township, Erie County, Pa to William Dunbar for $30.00. Signed by Joseph and Harriet Wells, James Webster Jr. (witness), John L. Davis (Justice of the Peace), and Edwin Kelso (Recorder). Joseph Wells (1790-1845) was one of the early settlers of Fairview Township. View more info

A New Light on Lincoln as an Advocate: An Interview by Allen H. Wright with W. H. Somers, Former Clerk of the Circuit Court in Champaign County, Illinois

By: Wright, Allen Henry; Somers, William H.

Price: $47.50

Publisher: San Diego, CA, 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 019562

Condition: Fine

Limited edition. No. 49 of 100 copies. Original publisher's light blue wrapper. 5" x 8 1/4." Seven pages, complete. Reprinted from a legal magazine, The Green Bag, February 1908. Pages and covers are clean and intact. A very clean, fine copy. Referenced in Monaghan, the Lincoln Bibliography, no. 2824: "Also cover title: Lincoln as an Advocate by Allen Henry Wright ...." In this interview, W. H. Somers reminisces about Abraham Lincoln and describes Lincoln's role as a lawyer and his legal tactics used in court. View more info