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  • V RARE COMPLETE SET IN FULL TREE CALF
    Procès Fameux Extraits de l’Essai sur l’Histoire Générale des Tribunaux des Peuples tant Anciens que Modernes, Contenant les Anecdotes piquantes, & les Jugemens fameux des Trubunaux de tous les temps & de toutes les Nations by DES ESSARTS, Nicolas Toussaint Le Moyne
    DES ESSARTS, Nicolas Toussaint Le Moyne
    Procès Fameux Extraits de l’Essai sur l’Histoire Générale des Tribunaux des Peuples tant Anciens que Modernes, Contenant les Anecdotes piquantes, & les Jugemens fameux des Trubunaux de tous les temps & de toutes les Nations

    Paris: Chez L'Auteur, 1786-1803. 20 volume set, 6.75 inches tall. A rare set in a fine binding with gilt bands, twin labels and dense gilt tooling to the panels. The tree calf of the panels in framed within gilt rolls. Red speckled edges. The first volume is a second issue the remaining volumes all first. A fascinating and terrifying collection of trials from ancient times but with a great emphasis on those executed in the French Revolution, the last two unfortunates being Marie-Antoinette and her sister in law Elizabeth. A rare item in superb condition.

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  • SCARCE TITLE IN FULL LEATHER WITH EXTRAORDINARY TOOLING ON THE EDGES
    A Digest of the Laws of England. by COMYNS, Sir John
    COMYNS, Sir John
    A Digest of the Laws of England.

    London: Strahan and Woodfall, 1792. 6 volume set, 9.5 inches tall. An extraordinary 18th century binding in full sheep with blind bands, splendid triple labels and twin blind fillets framing the boards. With exceptional speckled pink lettering to the edges indicating that this set belonged to the Circuit Library of the Chester Crown Court. There are no other inscriptions and the text is very clean. There has been expert repair to the joints of two of the volumes. We can find no other examples of this style of lettering on the edges. A remarkable set of this scarce work.

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  • SPLENDID FULL VELLUM BY KALTHOEBER
    The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. by BURN, John
    BURN, John
    The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer.

    London: T. Cadell, 1788. 4 volume set, 8.75 inches tall. A wonderful full vellum, bound by Christian Kalthoeber, one of the greatest bookbinders of the period, and with his ticket. With delightful twin blue titles edged with several ornate pallets. Double fillets frame the boards. Yellow edges. There has been some loss to the foot of the fourth volume due to ancient water damage. This has not affected the text nor taken away the overall splendid look of the set.

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  • SUPERB FULL TREE CALF.
    Life of Lord Jeffrey (2 vols) ; Memorials of His Time; Journal of Henry Cockburn 1831 – 1857 (2 vols). by COCKBURN, Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord
    COCKBURN, Henry Thomas Cockburn of Bonaly, Lord
    Life of Lord Jeffrey (2 vols) ; Memorials of His Time; Journal of Henry Cockburn 1831 – 1857 (2 vols).

    Edinburgh: Adam & Charles Black, 1852; 1856; Edmonston and Douglas, 1874. 5 volumes, 9 inches tall. Superb full tree calf by Henderson & Bisset with gilt raised bands, twin labels and very fine gilt tooling to the panels. A gilt roll frames the tree calf boards. Gilt top edges. The bookplates of Knockderry Castle and George Wilson and a neat ink previous owner's name on the first blank. Portraits. A splendid collection of the works of this celebrated Scottish judge, lawyer and literary figure.

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  • STALMAN'S ELECTION & WILLIS'S TRUSTEES
    A Practical Treatise On The Law And Doctrine of Election And Satisfaction Applicable To Real And Personal Property. A Practical Treatise On The Duties And Responsibilities of Trustees. by STALMAN, Henry & WILLIS, John Walpole.
    STALMAN, Henry & WILLIS, John Walpole.
    A Practical Treatise On The Law And Doctrine of Election And Satisfaction Applicable To Real And Personal Property. A Practical Treatise On The Duties And Responsibilities of Trustees.

    London: Law Booksellers & Publishers, 1827. Large 8vo., 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Superb full calf binding with raised bands and twin red labels.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Oriental Prisons. Prisons and Crime in India – The Andaman Islands – Burmah – China – Japan – Egypt – Turkey. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Oriental Prisons. Prisons and Crime in India – The Andaman Islands – Burmah – China – Japan – Egypt – Turkey.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Oriental volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Over Seas. Deportation and Colonization. British and American Prisons of to-day. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Over Seas. Deportation and Colonization. British and American Prisons of to-day.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Over Seas volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. German and Austrian Prisons. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. German and Austrian Prisons.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This German and Austrian volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Modern French Prisons. Bicêtre, St. Pélagie, St. Lazare, La Force, The Conciergerie, La Grande and La Petite Roquettes Mazas, La Santé. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Modern French Prisons. Bicêtre, St. Pélagie, St. Lazare, La Force, The Conciergerie, La Grande and La Petite Roquettes Mazas, La Santé.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Modern French volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Italian Prisons. St. Angelo – The Piombi – The Vicaria – Prisons of The Roman Inquisition. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Italian Prisons. St. Angelo – The Piombi – The Vicaria – Prisons of The Roman Inquisition.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Italian volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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  • DELUXE LIMITED EDITION IN HALF MOROCCO
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Non-Criminal Prisons. English Debtor’s Prisons and Prisons of War. French War Prisons. American War Prisons. With references to those of other lands. by GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    GRIFFITHS, Major Arthur
    The World’s Famous Prisons. Non-Criminal Prisons. English Debtor’s Prisons and Prisons of War. French War Prisons. American War Prisons. With references to those of other lands.

    London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Non-Criminal volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.

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