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1. Abbott, Austin. A Brief on the Modes of Proving the Facts Most Frequently in Issue, or Collaterally in Question, on the Trial of Civil or Criminal Cases. New York: Diossy & Company, 1890. 306 pages. 1890 printing. Full leather binding. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. There is some discoloration and staining to the leather spine. The pages are tightly bound. $75.00

2. Foster, Roger. A Treatise on Federal Practice Civil and Criminal. Including Practice in Bankruptcy, Admiralty, Patent Cases, Foreclosure of Railroad Mortgages, Suits upon Claims against United States, Equity Pleading... Volume II (2) only. Chicago: Callaghan and Company, 1909. 1909 printing. This is volume  II (2) only of the three-volume set. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Corners are slightly rubbed through. Former owner's initials in ink on the bottom of the spine. $75.00

3. Foster, Roger. A Treatise on Federal Practice, Civil and Criminal, Including Practice in Bankruptcy, Admiralty, Patent Cases, Foreclosure of Railway Mortgages, Suits. Volume III of III only. Callaghan & Co, 1920. 1909 printing. This is volume III of III only.  Shelf wear and rubbing to spine and corners. The binding is tight. $75.00

4. George T. Deller. The Bankrupt Register, with Supplement: Continued Bankruptcy Decisions Reported in Six Volumes of the "Internal Revenue Record", and the Leading Cases of Principal Really Is in Bankruptcy...June 1867, to July, 1869. New York: George T. Deller, 1869. 192 pages. Bound in brown half leather, with leather spine and corners and blackboards. There is shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners, with corners rubbed through and slightly bumped. The binding is tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. A most interesting legal publication, citing bankrupt laws and bankruptcy cases throughout the United States. There are a few text pages that have marking in colored pencil in the margins. These are few and light. $200.00

5. Government Printing Office. UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY LAW OF 1898. Uniform System. With Marginal Notes and Index. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1898. 30 pages. Large softbound covers. There is soiling around the edges of the front cover and there is where to the edges of the pages. Some of the bottom right corner pages are dog-earred. $45.00

6. Selover, Arthur W. THE NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS LAW FOR NEW YORK, MASSACHUSETTS, CONNECTICUT, RHODE ISLAND, MARYLAND, TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA, NORTH CAROLINA, FLORIDA, WISCONSIN, COLORADO, WASHINGTON, OREGON, UTAH, NORTH DAKOTA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. St. Paul, Minnesota: Keefe-Davidson, 1900. 549 pages. Bound in full leather with red leather label on the spine. There is some discoloration and scuffing to the spine and a few stained spots to the leather on the covers. The corners are rubbed a bit and the spine edges show some wear. The hinges are tight and the pages are clean and tightly bound. Overall a very nice copy of this scarce first edition law book. $75.00

7. Sharswood, George. An Essay on Professional Ethics. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, 1860. 212 pages. 1860 printing. Shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. Corners slightly rubbed through. Former owner's name ink stamped and hand-written inside the front covers and on the bottom and edge of the title page. This copy belonged to Richard Z. Johnson, former attorney-general for Idaho Territory. $14.00

8. Stryk, Samuel. STRYKII SAMUELIS IC ET ANTECESSORIS... PRAELECTIONES VIADRINAE DE CAUTELIS CONTRACTUM DECLARATAE ET VARIIS FACULTATIS IURIDACAE RESPONSIS ILLUSTRATAE. Berlin, Germany: Christopher Gottlieb Nicolai, 1736. 584 pages. Bound in original full brown leather, with raised leather bands,  red leather label, and gold decorations on the spine. There is wear to the spine and board edges and the corners. A few scuffed and rubbed spots on the leather covers. The binding is tight and the boards are firmly attached. Marbled endsheets. There is heavy foxing to the pages. A very nice copy of an early printed book. The title in English is "Lectures Given at the Viadrine University on the Necessary Cautions of Contracts, With Examples and Other Opinons". An early legal treatise . $200.00

9. Thomson, Richard. An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John: To Which are Added, the Great Charter in Latin and English; the Charters of Liberties and Confirmations, Granted By Henry III and Edward I. The Legal Classics Library, 1982. Grey full leather binding with raised bands on the spine and decoration on the covers and spine. One in the Legal Classics Library series. $35.00

10. Townsend, William K. New Procedure. Brown & Gross, 1882. 60 pages. Flexible black cloth covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers and some rubbing to the corners. Contains quite a few blank pages for making notes. Some of the pages have hand-written notes from the original owner, Richard Z. Johnson, who was attorney general for Idaho in the 1880's. $75.00

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