April 11, 1941. Inscribed below on mount:“To Beryl H. Levy, with admiration and good wishes — Hugo L.... Read More about Photograph, signed To Beryl H. Levy
Rennes: Chez Cousin-Danelle, Imprimeur de la Cour Impériale, 1813. Broadside of Criminals in Napoleonic France. Lists the date of arrest, the court, identifies the criminal with age, profession, address, a physical description, crime and punishment citing the applicable laws next to them. Read More about Extrait des Arrêts portant condamnation à des peines afflictives et infamantes, rendus pendant...
Itahca (NY): Printed by D.D. Z& A. Spencer, 1844. First edition. Read More about The Counsellor, or Every Man His Own Lawyer: The Several Modes of Commencing and Conducting...
Chicago: Callahgahn & Cockcroft, 1870. Cruikshank, George. Later Edition. Read More about The Comic Blackstone
Philadelphia: Carey and Hart, 1844-1845. Cruikshank, George. First American edition. Read More about The Comic Blackstone, Part I-"Of the Rights of Persons"; Part II "The Comic...
Paris: Chez Demonville, 1781. First edition. Seduction Law. Fournel (1745-1820), was a well--known legal writer and a famous lawyer, wrote a large number of legal books, including this curious work, filled with interesting cases, on seduction. He wrote a similar legal study of adultery. Read More about Traité de la Séduction, considérée dans l'Ordre Judiciaire
New Haven: Printed by Thomas and Samuel Green, 1784. First edition. Read More about Yale-College Subject to the General Assembly. [Caption title:] The right of the General Assembly...
Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co, 1904. First edition. Read More about Farmington
N. P: n.d. . Scottish playwright and poet, known especially for his skill with lyric poetry. From the autograph collection of Harry P. Kuhn Jr. Read More about Card signed "John Davidson"
Halle: 1697. Second edition (preceded by the first edition of 1685). EUNUCHS. Judicial and theological opinions (in Latin and German) regarding the controversial marriage in 1666 of the castrato and court favorite, Bartolomeo de Sorlisi, with a young Dresden girl, Dorothy Lichtwer. The discovery of the marriage, which had the..... Read More about Eunuchi Conjugium: die Capaunen-Heyrath. Hoc est Scripta & Judicia varia de conjugio inter...
London: Cornish, Lamport, 1852. The Confessions of an Attorney was originally published in BLACKWOOD'S MAGAZINE. "Abuses of English Law" (pp. 153-228) comprises, among other essays, one (not "several") Dickens piece. First published in two numbers of HOUSEHOLD WORDS from 1850: i.e., "Bank-Note Forgeries" Read More about The Confessions of an Attorney. by Gustavus Sharp, Esq. ... to which are added Several Papers...
Litchfield, CT: September 2, 1900. "I enclose a printed slip [not present] showing you how you may obtain a Catalogue of the Litchfield Law School...." Dwight was President of Yale from 1886-1899. Read More about Autograph letter signed ("Timothy Dwight") to Frederick Calvin Norton, regarding a...
London: Printed by Edward Husband and John Field, Printers to the Parliament of England, 1650. Pertaining to the confiscation of estates of delinquents in paying fines. Read More about Die Martis, 23 Julii, 1650. Resolves of Parliament, concerning such delinquents as have not paid...
London: Printed by Henry Hills and John Field, Printers to His Highness the Lord Protector, 1657. First edition. Intended to raise monies to maintain the Army and Navy without raising the land tax. Read More about An Act for the Improvement of the Revenue of the Customs and Excize
London: printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, Law Printers to the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, 1773. The second edition greatly improved and enlarged, by the addition of many useful cases. SIGNED BY GEORGE READ. Signed by George Read on the title-page and signed with a note from Thomas F...... Read More about An Essay on the learning of contingent remainders and executory devises. In this Treatise the...
New York: August 8, 1889. Field writes to say that he will attend the 250th anniversary celebration of his hometown of Guilford, Connecticut, which was held in September of 1889. Present with the letter is a small group of telegram forms dating from December 1869, most to Field, regarding scheduled..... Read More about Autograph letter signed ("David Dudley Field") accepting invitation to 250th...
New York: Piercy & Co. Printers. No. 72 Bowery, 1831. UNRECORDED. Hook & Ladder Company No. 1 was established during British rule, on July 10, 1772. After many of its volunteer members marched off to fight in the Revolution, it was reorganized in 1784 and given the name “Mutual Hook..... Read More about By-Laws of Mutual Fire Hook and Ladder Company No. 1
London: Richard Tottell, 1567. First edition thus. William Rastell's edition of Fitzherbert's classic work on the writ system, first published in 1534. With copious annotations in multiple early hands throughout and 11 leaves of notes and annotations at the rear. Read More about La Nouvelle Natura Breviu[m] du Iudge Tresreverende Monsieur Anthonie Fitzherbert …
London: John Murray, 1849. First edition. Read More about Hortensius: or, Advocate. An Historical Essay
Paris: Chez Demonville, 1783. Second edition, expanded and revised. Law of Adultery. Read More about Traité de l'Adultère
Saint Jean d’Angély, France: Fevrier 11, 1786. Late 19th-century real estate dispute in this town in the department of Charente-Maritimes. Read More about Manuscript Legal document, in French, from the court of "la Sénéchausée de la ville de...
March 7, 1941. Inscribed beneath the image, "For Beryl Harold Levy, with every good wish from his fellow-worker in the vineyard of understanding the judicial process. Felix Frankfurter March 7, 1941."Levy was a legal scholar, philosopher, author, and an expert on the legal opinions of Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo..... Read More about Portrait photograph of Justice Felix Frankfurter, signed and inscribed to Beryl H. Levy
Washington, D.C: October 29, 1958. "I had already read, and with interest, your happy recall of Cardozo on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary ... "Justice Frankfurter thanks Levy for sending his words written on the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of Justice Cordozo's death. Beryl Levy was the foremost..... Read More about Typed Letter Signed ("Felix Frankfurter") to Beryl H. Levy, about Benjamin Cardozo
Aix: Chez la Veuve de Joseph David & Esprit David, 1764. Concerning Hemp and Fabrics. Concerning cottons, hemp and fabrics. Decreed by Phelypeaux, issued by Charles Jean-Baptiste des Galois, Vicomte de Glené and Conseiller du Roy, issued at Aix by La Tour and Serré. Read More about Arrest du Conseil d'Etat du Roy, qui exempte de tous droits à la circulation, soit dans les cinq...
La Rochelle: Chez P. L. Chauvet, 1790. The Assemblée Nationale decree issued in the name of the King with that of Guignard, La Rochelle issuance under that of Delacoste, Président and Billotte, Secretaire-Général. Read More about Proclamation du Roy, Portant que les directoires de district fixeront la somme à attribuer aux...
Saintes: de l'Imprimerie de P. Toussaints, 1791. The Assemblée Nationale decree issued in the name of the King with that of M. L. F. Du Port, Saintes issuance under that of Breard, Vice-President and Emond, Secretaire. Read More about Loi qui ordonne que dans le délai d'un mois, les directoires de tous les districts du royaume...