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STAIR SOCIETY. An introductory survey of the sources and literature of Scots law. By various authors. With an introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Macmillan… [and] Index to an introductory survey of the sources and literature of Scots law. Compiled by James Cowie Brown…
Edinburgh: Printed for the Stair Society..., 1936, 1939. 2 vols., tall 8vo, orig. blue cloth, gilt, half-title to first vol. sl. foxed. [Volume 1 of the Stair Society's publications, with the Index to this]. (Book ref. 13329) £45.00
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MURRAY (Thomas) The Laws and Acts of Parliament made by King James the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth. Queen Mary, King James the Sixth, King Charles the First, King Charles the Second who now presently reigns, Kings and Queen of Scotland. [and] De verborum significatione. The exposition of the termes and difficil wordes, conteined in the foure buikes of Regiam Majestatem, and others, in the Acts of Parliament, [etc]. Collected and exponed be M. John Skene... And now re-printed by His Majestie's special command.
Edinburgh: Printed by David Lindsay..., 1681. Folio, engr. title by James Clark with portraits of the monarchs in border, title in red & black, contents leaf, dedication leaf, engr. coat of arms (this leaf has been loose and is now remounted at inner margin), leaf 'Lectori', 9 engr. portraits, separate title, pagination, and signatures for 'The Laws… of Charles the Second' and 'De verborum…', cont. calf, some faint marginal staining at inner blank margin of first few leaves, rear joint cracked but cords firm and sound, new title label, small crack at top of front joint, corners sl. chafed, worming to calf on rear board. (Book ref. 9697) £300.00
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MACKENZIE (George). Observations upon the 18. Act, 23. Parl. K. James VI. Against dispositions made in defraud of creditors, etc. By Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh.
Edinburgh: printed by His Majesties printers, Ano Dom, 1675. Sm. 8vo, leaf A1 which precedes the title, is marked 'A' within a frame of type ornaments, pp. [viii], 208, later full calf, leaf A1 with small piece torn from lower blank fore-corner. [Aldis 2055; Wing M187. Ferguson 17.]. (Book ref. 12565) £75.00
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MACKENZIE (George). Observations on the Acts of Parliament, made by King James the First, King James the Second, King James the Third, King James the Fourth, King James the Fifth, Queen Mary, King James the Sixth, King Charles the First, King Charles the Second. Wherein 1. It is observed, if they be in desuetude, abrogated, limited, or enlarged. 2. The decisions relating to these acts are mentioned. 3. Some new doubts not yet decided, are hinted at. 4. Parallel citations from the civil, canon, feudal and municipal laws, and the laws of other nations are adduc'd, for clearing these statutes.
Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson..., 1687. Folio, licence leaf, full cont. calf, recently rebacked, edges rubbed, contents fresh and crisp. [Ferguson 41a.]. (Book ref. 9394) £225.00
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MACKENZIE George). The laws and customs of Scotland, in matters criminal. Wherein is to be seen how the civil law, and the laws and customs of other nations doth agree with, and supply ours. By Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh. To this second edition is now added (by way of an appendix) A treatise of mutilitation and demembration and their punishments, by Sir Alexander Seton of Pitmedden... Also a second edition of the observations upon the 18 Act. Parl. 23. K. James Sixth. Against dispositions made in defraud of creditors, etc. corrected, and in several paragraphs much enlarged by the author, the same Sir George Mackenzie himself, before his death.
Edinburgh: Printed by the Heirs and Successors of Andrew Anderson..., 1699. Folio, title in red & black, separate titles to each part, cont. calf with gilt arms of the Signet Library, recently rebacked, some scrapes to covers and edges of binding chafed. [Ferguson 20; Wing M168; Aldis 3866]. (Book ref. 12706) £300.00
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MACKENZIE (George). Observations on the Acts of Parliament, made by King James the First, King James the Second, King James the Third, King James the Fourth, King James the Fifth, Queen Mary, King James the Sixth, King Charles the First, King Charles the Second. Wherein 1.It is observed, if they be in desuetude, abrogated, limited, or enlarged. 2. The decisions relating to these acts are mentioned. 3. Some new doubts not yet decided, are hinted at. 4. Parallel citations from the civil, canon, feudal and municipal laws, and the laws of other nations are adduc'd, for clearing these statutes.
Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson..., 1686. FIRST EDITION. Folio, small hole in leaf S1 affecting a couple of letters but not the sense, piece torn from lower blank margin of leaf 4X1, just avoiding the catch-word, rebound quarter calf. [Ferguson 41]. (Book ref. 9607) £275.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord)]. Historical law-tracts.
Edinburgh: Printed for A. Millar..., 1758. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols., 8vo, rebound quarter calf, some occasional spotting of prelims. to vol. 1, and occasional marginal pencil strokes in margins. [With four lines underlined on page 324 of vol. 1 'Matters of law are ripened in the best manner, by warmth of debate at the bar, and coolness of judgment on the bench...']. (Book ref. 12705) £225.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord)]. Essays upon several subjects concerning British antiquities; viz. 1. Introduction of the feudal law into Scotland. 11. Constitution of Parliament. 111. Honour. Dignity. IV. Succession or descent. With an appendix upon hereditary and indefeasible right. Second edition.
London: Printed for M. Cooper..., 1749. 8vo in 4's, cont. calf, new title label, covers marked, binding sl. rubbed, top of spine sl. chafed. (Book ref. 12425) £65.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord). Statute law of Scotland abridged. With historical notes.
Edinburgh: Printed by Sands, Donaldson..., 1757. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 2pp. Adverts. at end, rebound quarter calf, small tear at top of title-page repaired, some spotting of contents, advert. leaf at end foxed. (Book ref. 9356) £125.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord). Statute law of Scotland abridged. With historical notes.
Edinburgh: Printed by Sands, Donaldson..., 1757. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, 2pp. adverts. at end, cont. calf, brown leather label, lacking front free e.p., front joint cracked to half way down, title creased. (Book ref. 13168) £95.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord). Principles of equity. Corrected and enlarged in a second edition.
Edinburgh: Printed for A. Millar..., 1767. Folio, cont. calf, red leather label, (sl. chipped), binding bit rubbed, front joint cracking but firm, small split at top of rear joint, bottom of spine chippled. [With a preliminary discourse 'Being an investigation of the moral laws of society.']. (Book ref. 13098) £200.00
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KAMES (Henry Home, Lord). Historical law-tracts. The fourth edition. With additions and corrections.
Edinburgh: Printed for T. Cadell..., 1792. 8vo, rebound quarter calf, marbled sides, some occasional underlining and side strokes in pencil, green ink & red ink. (Book ref. 9358) £65.00
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GILMOUR (Sir John), FALCONER (Sir David). A collection of decisions, of the Lords of Council and Session, in two parts. The first contains Decisions from July 1661, to July 1666. Observ'd by Sir John Gilmour of Craigmillar, President of the Colledge of Justice. The second part contains Decisions from November 1681, to January 1686. Observ'd by Sir David Falconer of Newton, President of the Colledge of Justice. Never before publish'd. Revised and corrected... [etc. etc.]. As likewise the Acts of Sederunt from 1681. to 1691. and continued to 1696. with an indice of the same Acts.
Edinburgh: Printed by James Watson, for John Vallange Bookseller..., 1701. 4to, pp. 8. [2], 136, [18]; [2], 80, [16]; [2], 32; 15, [3], two errata slips pasted to the verso of their relevant titles, cont. calf, gilt stamp of Stirling Faculty Library on spine and library stamp on title, binding rubbed, splitting at top and foot of joints, new title label. [Edited by John Vallange]. (Book ref. 13091) £85.00
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GIBSON (Sir Alexander, of Durie). The decisions of the Lords of Council and Session, in most cases of importance, debated, and brought before them; from July 1621. to July 1642. With an index of the pursuers and defenders names: and an other of the most material points decided therein.
Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson…, 1690. FIRST EDITION. Folio in 4's, engr. frontis. portrait, recent quarter brown morocco, marbled boards, red leather label, some occasional foxing and minor marginal marks. [Aldis 3043; Wing G669]. (Book ref. 10176) £175.00
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ELECTIONS. The statutes at large concerning elections of Members of Parliament for Scotland; containing a complete collection of all the Acts now in force, which relate thereto, continued to the end of the last session of Parliament, 1743.
Edinburgh: Printed by Richard Watkins..., 1744. 12mo, pp. vii, [1] blank, 184, 185-190, 185-188, [20], cont. calf, red leather label, a pleasant copy. [ESTC notes 'Lhl report one copy with additional pp.185-190 between p.188 and the [20]p. sequence, being an act 'omitted to be inserted in its proper place, page 43' = ’An act for rendring the union of the two kingdoms entire and complete’. ' In the above copy this is present and placed after page 184]. (Book ref. 12957) £55.00
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DALLAS (George). System of stiles, as now practicable within the Kingdom of Scotland: and reduced to a clear method, not heretofore. Consisting of VI. parts. 1. Real and personal diligence. II. What passeth the Privy-Seal only. III. Summonds passing the Signet. IV. What letters pass the Signet... V. All securities, contracts of marriage... VI. Services, tutories...
Edinburgh: Printed by the Heirs and Successors of Andrew Anderson..., 1697. FIRST EDITION. Folio, cont. calf, spine gilt in compartments with centre tool incorporating thistles, flaw in leaf 4R2 with loss of some letters but not the sense, piece torn from front free e.p., occasional marginal staining, binding rubbed, front joint cracked, cords firm, large piece of leather scraped from foot of front board, some small scrapes to rear board, couple of nicks and sl. cracking in bottom spine compartment. [This is the first printed collection of Scottish styles]. [Wing D137; Aldis 3660. (Book ref. 12561) £150.00
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CRAIG (Thomas). Jus Feudale tribus libris comprehensum. Quibus non solum Consuetudines Feudales, & Praediorum Jura, quae in Scotia, Anglia, & plerisque Galliae locis obtinent, continentur; sed Universum Ius Scoticum, et omnes fere Materiae Iuris clare & dilucide exponuntur, & ad sontes Juris Feudalis & Civilis singula reducuntur. Editio tertia, prioribus multo emendatior... Opera & studio Jacobi Baillie Advocati.
Edinburgi: Apud Tho. & Walt. Ruddimannos, 1732. Folio, title in red & black, cont. calf, small paper flaw in leaf 3R1 afecting only a couple of letters, piece torn from blank margin of leaf 5B2, luckily just missing the text although very close, occasional marks in text, some minor occasional stains in blank margins, binding sl. rubbed, new title label. With the ms. ownership inscription on title 'This book belongs to Ewan Baillie Commissar Clerk of Inverness.' ["No clearer statement of the feudal system in its legal relations exists, and it is still, although the law has been much altered, the standard authority in Scotland as to the original condition of its feudal land-law, probably as complete as that of any European country." DNB]. (Book ref. 12704) £175.00
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Tribunal de Nuremberg) Le ProcŠs des grands criminels de guerre devant le tribunal militaire international. Nremberg, Tome 40 14 novembre 1945 - 1er octobre 1946.
Hardback Nuremberg 1947 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations ex-library - rubbing to edges - hinges broken in Good (Book ref. 545760) £10.00
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Tribunal de Nuremberg) Le ProcŠs des grands criminels de guerre devant le tribunal militaire international. Nremberg, Tome 37 14 novembre 1945 - 1er octobre 1946.
Hardback Nuremberg 1949 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations ex-library - rubbing to edges - hinges broken in Good (Book ref. 545759) £10.00
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Tribunal de Nuremberg) Le ProcŠs des grands criminels de guerre devant le tribunal militaire international. Nremberg, Tome 35 14 novembre 1945 - 1er octobre 1946.
Hardback Nuremberg 1949 All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations ex-library - rubbing to edges - hinges broken in Good (Book ref. 545758) £10.00
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