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The Close of the Late Rebellion, in Rhode-Island. An Extract from a Letter By a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence, Dorr Rebellion. By a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence
41 Dorr Rebellion. By a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence The Close of the Late Rebellion, in Rhode-Island. An Extract from a Letter By a Massachusetts Man Resident in Providence
Providence, RI B. Cranston & Co 1842 Paperback Good 
Providence, RI: B. Cranston & Co, 1842. Stated second edition, 1842. First person account of the end of the Dorr Rebellion (1841-42), an armed insurrection to change the electoral structure in Rhode Island and expand democracy. Softcover pamphlet in blue softcovers, stitch binding, 16 pages. Covers have some shelf soil and edgewear, minor separation of covers from the bottom, some corner folding, shallow vertical crease from folding. Pages are clean with only occasional light foxing, no names or other markings.. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Commercial Mortmain: A Study of the Trust Problem, Dos Passos, John R.
42 Dos Passos, John R. Commercial Mortmain: A Study of the Trust Problem
New York The Bench and Bar Company 1916 First Edition Hardcover Good 
New York: The Bench and Bar Company, 1916. First edition, 1916. Maroon cloth, 101 pages. Light edgewear, old moisture shadow to upper corner of rear cover and a minor portion of the outer margins of the last 25 pages or so, no musty odor and printed areas not affected, good hinges, sound text block, pages clean, no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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An Introduction to Modern Police Firearms, Duke Roberts and Ellen P. Bristow
43 Duke Roberts and Ellen P. Bristow An Introduction to Modern Police Firearms
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A. Glencoe Press 1969 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover Very Good No 
Beverly Hills, California, U.S.A.: Glencoe Press, 1969. First edition, first printing. Discusses marksmanship, combat shooting, handguns and shotguns, chemical agents, much more. Pictorial white cloth, 170 pages, no dustjacket. Light shelf soil to the white covers, minor corner rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names ro other markings.. First Edition, First Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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44 Ebner, Theodor. Adapted and Edited By E. G. North Herr Walther Von Der Vogelweide: Eine Geschichte Aus Der Zeit Der Minnesanger. Siepmann's Elementary German Series
London Macmillan and Co. 1901 Hardcover Very Good 
London: Macmillan and Co., 1901. Published 1901. Part of the Siepmann's Elementary German Series. In German, with introduction in English, vocabulary and indices at rear. Blue blind-stamped cloth with gilt spine lettering, 115 pages. Light edge rubbing, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Robert Owen: Aspects of His Life and Work, Edited By John Butt
45 Edited By John Butt Robert Owen: Aspects of His Life and Work
New York Humanities Press 1971 039100154X / 9780391001541 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New York: Humanities Press, 1971. First edition, 1971. Black cloth with dustjacket. Very good condition with tight binding, clean pages, light dusting of foxing to the top edge of the text block, no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is priceclipped and has very minor edge rubbing, no chips or tears.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 26.00 USD
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Legal Laughs: A Joke for Every Jury, Edwards, Gus C.  Edited By J. Wesley Miller
46 Edwards, Gus C. Edited By J. Wesley Miller Legal Laughs: A Joke for Every Jury
Buffalo, New York William S. Hein & Co., Inc. 1993 First Thus Hardcover Very Good No Signed
Buffalo, New York: William S. Hein & Co., Inc., 1993. Originally published in 1914, this is the first revised edition [1993] with a new introduction and index by J. Wesley Miller, and has a personalized inscription signed by Miller on the verso of the title page. This collection of legal humor includes anecdotes and short commentary by and for use by lawyers, basically "clean" humor but with some stories told in dialect which some may deem offensive today. Bright green cloth with gilt spine lettering, 437 pages, no dustjacket, most likely as issued. Near fine condition with only some very minimal rubbing to the corners, good hinges, firm text block, very clean pages free from other names or markings.. Inscribed by The Editor. First Thus. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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47 Ellsworth, Thomas Contemporary Community Corrections
Long Grove, Illinois, U.S.A. Waveland Pr Inc 1996 0881338834 / 9780881338836 Paperback Very Good 
Long Grove, Illinois, U.S.A.: Waveland Pr Inc, 1996. Second edition. Light shelf rubbing and edgewear, binding firm, name at top of title page, contents otherwise very clean and unmarked.. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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The Economics of Prohibition, Fernald, James C.
48 Fernald, James C. The Economics of Prohibition
New York Funk & Wagnalls 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1890. First edition, 1890. An argument, backed by substantial research, in support of prohibition. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, 515 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the corners and spine ends, hinges neatly repaired, text block sound, pages clean with a name at the head of the title page, no other markings. Sections include: The Economic Argument; Paying the Piper; Does High License Pay?; High License as a Monopoly; High License as a Restriction; High License and the Consumer; The Harvest of Death; A Step Toward Prohibition; Local Option; Supply Creates Demand; The True Restriction; Who Will Enforce The Law?; Maine; Kansas; Iowa; Rhode Island; Atlanta; The New Lands; The Laboring Men; The Best Customers; The Tradesmen; The Farmers; The Home; The Nursery; Politics; The Press; The Church; Cities and Immigrants; The Devil's Foreign Mission; The Gates of Paradise; The "Original Package" Decision. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Forrest Divorce Case, Forrest Divorce Case
49 Forrest Divorce Case The Forrest Divorce Case
New York DeWitt & Davenport 1852 Paperback Poor 
New York: DeWitt & Davenport, 1852. Very rough copy of the proceedings of this famously acrimonous divorce case involving a noted Shakespearan actor. Title page and frontis absent, text complete but very chipped around the edges, ending at page 185. Moderate foxing, some dampstaining. . Soft Cover. Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Liquor Problem in Its Legislative Aspects, Frederic H. Wines and John Koren
50 Frederic H. Wines and John Koren The Liquor Problem in Its Legislative Aspects
New York Houghton Mifflin 1898 Hardcover Good 
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1898. Third printing, 1898. Maroon cloth, 425 pages. Some edgewear, mainly rubbing to the spine ends, label removed from spine with lightened and darkened areas on the spine, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with an institutional library blindstamp on the title page, old sticker removed from front pastedown. Sections include: Prohibition in Maine and its Results; The History of Prohibition in Iowa; The South Carolina Dispensary System; The Restrictive System in Massachusetts 1875-1894; The Liquor Laws of Pennsylvania; The Ohio Liquor Tax; Liquor Laws in Indiana since 1851; The Missouri Local Option Law; The Operation of the New York Liquor Tax Law. . Hard Cover. Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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The Probate Auxiliary; Or, a Director and Assistant to Probate Courts, Executors, Administrators and Guardians.  Being the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Respecting the Estates of Testators, Intestates and Wards..., Freeman, Samuel
51 Freeman, Samuel The Probate Auxiliary; Or, a Director and Assistant to Probate Courts, Executors, Administrators and Guardians. Being the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Respecting the Estates of Testators, Intestates and Wards...
Portland [Massachusetts] - Now Maine Benjamin Titcomb 1793 Hardcover Fair 
Portland [Massachusetts] - Now Maine: Benjamin Titcomb, 1793. Early Portland imprint by Benjamin Titcomb, the District of Maine's first printer. Full sheep leather, xi, [2], 2-156, [4]. Covers detached, spine dried and chipped, text block sound, name written at top of front free endpaper, name of Daniel Howard boldly stamped above the title, additional notes and calculations on rear endpapers, page age-toned with occasional foxing.. Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo (16.75 cm). First Edition. 
Price: 285.00 USD
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The Probate Auxiliary; Or, a Director and Assistant to Probate Courts, Executors, Administrators and Guardians.  Being the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Respecting the Estates of Testators, Intestates and Wards..., Freeman, Samuel
52 Freeman, Samuel The Probate Auxiliary; Or, a Director and Assistant to Probate Courts, Executors, Administrators and Guardians. Being the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Respecting the Estates of Testators, Intestates and Wards...
Portland [Massachusetts] - Now Maine Benjamin Titcomb 1793 Hardcover Fair 
Portland [Massachusetts] - Now Maine: Benjamin Titcomb, 1793. Very clean copy of this early Portland imprint by Benjamin Titcomb, the District of Maine's first printer. The title continues: "...Carefully Collected, Together with a Comprehensive Alphabetical Index to the Same. To Which Are Added a Variety of Forms, for the Use of Probabe Courts, and of Such Persons as may have Business to Transact Therein." Full calf, most likely original, with maroon spine label, xi, [2], 2-156, [4]. Joints lightly cracked but covers well attached, with hinges also in good condition. Covers lightly worn and scuffed, with a chip at the spine head carefully laid back down in place, binding sound with no loosened pages. Pages are exceptionally clean and crisp-feeling, with some occasional light foxing, no chips or tears. Blank before the title page has an even oval-shaped half centimeter hole in the middle that appears to be a fault in the paper-making process. Endpapers toned, front endpapers with old stamp of Osgood & Prescott, old signature of L. Thorndike on pastedown, old price in ink on free endpaper. . Hard Cover. Fair. 16mo (16.75 cm). First Edition. 
Price: 335.00 USD
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Minnesota Rag: The Scandal Sheet That Shaped the Constitution, Friendly, Fred W.
53 Friendly, Fred W. Minnesota Rag: The Scandal Sheet That Shaped the Constitution
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Inc 1981 0394507525 / 9780394507521 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Signed
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1981. First edition [1981], with personalized inscription signed by the author on the half-title and personal note by the author laid in loosely at the front. Very good in unevenly faded dustjacket. Tan hardcover with brown cloth spine, light edgewear, firm binding, clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped [12.95] and has some edgewear, uneven fading, mainly to the spine, and some light shelf soil.. Inscribed by The Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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54 Galli, Giorgio and Alfonso Prandi Patterns of Political Participation in Italy
New Haven and London Yale University Press 1970 0300012764 / 9780300012767 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good 
New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1970. First edition, 1970. Scarlet red cloth with gilt spine lettering, 364 pages, printed dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with hardly any discernible edgewear, sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in very good condition with a slightly darkened spine.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Law and Practice, Geier, Oscar A.
55 Geier, Oscar A. Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights: Law and Practice
New York Richards & Geier, Patent & Trademark Attorneys 1930 Hardcover Good No 
New York: Richards & Geier, Patent & Trademark Attorneys, 1930. Fifth edition, 1930. Dark green cloth lettered in gilt, 120 pages plus indices. The book is in generally good condition with with the final page of the foreign patents index removed, some conspicuous overall surface rubbing, rubbed corners and lightly frayed spine ends.. Hard Cover. Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Household Library Volume IV:  American Women's Legal Status; Letters to American Girls; Letters to American Boys, George James Bayles; Sallie Joy White; William Herbert Carruth.  Frontis By W. T. Smedley
56 George James Bayles; Sallie Joy White; William Herbert Carruth. Frontis By W. T. Smedley The Household Library Volume IV: American Women's Legal Status; Letters to American Girls; Letters to American Boys
New Y1905 P. F. Collier & Son 1905 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No 
New Y1905: P. F. Collier & Son, 1905. First edition. One in a four volume series of books for women, this one mainly focusing on the legal rights of women around the turn of the last century. Brown cloth, color frontis illustration, 431 pages, no dustjacket. Light rubbing to the corners and spine ends, tiny fray at spine head, spine lettering dulled, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Frank B. Brandegee: Memorial Addresses Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Memory of Frank B. Brandegee, Late a Senator from Connecticut, George P. McLean, Lee S. Overman, George H. Moses, Hiram Bingham, John Q. Tilson, Richard P. Freeman, E. Hart Fenn
57 George P. McLean, Lee S. Overman, George H. Moses, Hiram Bingham, John Q. Tilson, Richard P. Freeman, E. Hart Fenn Frank B. Brandegee: Memorial Addresses Delivered in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Memory of Frank B. Brandegee, Late a Senator from Connecticut
Washington, DC Government Printing Office 1925 Hardcover Good 
Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1925. Collected memorial addresses delivered in memory of Connecticut Senator Frank B. Brandegee in the 68th Congress. Black cloth with black and gilt cover lael, 48 pages. Covers have numerous transparent spots and some scuffing, light bump to top center of front cover, good hinges, sound text block, lightly age-toned but clean pages free from names or other markings.. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Manual of Probate Procedure, Gilday, Walter H.
58 Gilday, Walter H. Manual of Probate Procedure
Boston Eugene W. Hildreth 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good 
Boston: Eugene W. Hildreth, 1947. First edition. Blue-green cloth lettered in gilt, 266 pages. Large folding chart of Massachusetts Law of Descent and Distribution of Intestate Property loosely laid in at front. Very little wear, good hinges, firm binding, clean pages. Name on front free endpaper, no other markings. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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Every Man's Lawyer: Or Every Man  His Own Scribener and Conveyancer, Containing All the Most Useful Forms..., Giles, Jacob
59 Giles, Jacob Every Man's Lawyer: Or Every Man His Own Scribener and Conveyancer, Containing All the Most Useful Forms...
Philadelphia J. Royer 1830 First Edition Hardcover Fair 
Philadelphia: J. Royer, 1830. First edition, 1830. Scarce book of legal forms, terminology and advice for the layman. Most pages printed sideways to make forms more similar to those in use. Blue hardcover with brown leather spine, 120 pages. Covers heavily worn at the edges with some chips to the spine edges, three two-leaf sections detached but present, pages heavily foxed but clean, name of Jeremiah Garwood written several times in pencil on endpapers, once with 1850 date. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fair. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. First Edition. 
Price: 1650.00 USD
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Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction : How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming, Goodstein, Eban
60 Goodstein, Eban Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction : How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming
Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A. University of Vermont 2007 1584656573 / 9781584656579 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A.: University of Vermont , 2007. First edition, 2007. Illustrated in black and white. Light turquoise boards with cerulean blue cloth spine, heavy gilt spine lettering, 164 pages with index, color illustrated dustjacket. The book is in fine condition, looks and feels new, with sound text block, good hinges, clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is also in fine condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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