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Image for The Case for Impeachment of Richard M. Nixon - Now [Broadsheet with old video cassette in plastic case]

The Case for Impeachment of Richard M. Nixon - Now [Broadsheet with old video cassette in plastic case]

By: AFL-CIO

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Washington, D.C., American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations: 1973 (& 1974)

Seller ID: 41585


1 pages; Broadsheet -- 45 x 28 cm, folded twice to make a small quarto gathering: (folded size: 23 x 14 cm.) The "Title page" in this folded format has the printed notation, underlined, at the top: "First in a Series." The last page of the folded format has the running title: "A Full and Fair Hearing." The nine-paragraph text begins: "The AFL-CIO believes that President Nixon should be impeached. Last week we published the 19-point bill ... View more info

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Immunity of Neutral Sea-Borne Commerce

By: Anderson, Chandler P

Price: $10.94

Publisher: American Journal of International Law: 1930

Seller ID: 38729


7 pages; Reprinted from the American Journal of International Law, Volume 24, Number 1, January 1930. Chandler Parsons Anderson (1866-1936), Scroll & Key 1887, represented the United States in numerous international legal issues, including the Bering Sea Claims Commission, Alaska Boundary Tribunal, North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration, and was legal advisor to U.S. embassies and legations and the State Department. OCLC 4890192461 View more info

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The Final Outcome of the Fisheries Arbitration

By: Anderson, Chandler P

Price: $10.94

Publisher: American Journal of International Law: 1918

Seller ID: 38730


16 pages; Contents clean and tight, rear wrapper torn. Reprinted from the American Journal of International Law, January 1913. Chandler Parsons Anderson (1866-1936), Scroll & Key 1887, represented the United States in numerous international legal issues, including the Bering Sea Claims Commission, Alaska Boundary Tribunal, North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration, and was legal advisor to U.S. embassies and legations and the State Department. OCLC 4890176293 View more info

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Freedom of the Seas

By: Anderson, Chandler P

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science: 1917

Seller ID: 38731


10 pages; Contents clean and tight in printed wrappers. Reprinted from the Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, July 1917. Chandler Parsons Anderson (1866-1936), Scroll & Key 1887, represented the United States in numerous international legal issues, including the Bering Sea Claims Commission, Alaska Boundary Tribunal, North Atlantic Coast Fisheries Arbitration, and was legal advisor to U.S. embassies and legations and the State Department. OC... View more info

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SUGGESTIONS FOR LEAGUE SPEAKERS - Speech material for League of Nations addresses

By: Anonymous

Price: $19.94

Publisher: New York, League To Enforce Peace: 1919

Seller ID: 37080


71 & [1] pages; Publisher's tan printed wrappers, textured with a surface to resemble cloth. Library stamp on front cover, minor marks at top and bottom (from previously having been tied into a bundle with string or twine) -- generally very good. A collection of "talking points" for the use of speakers aiming to sway public opinion towards the difficult goal of ratification of Wilson's proposed League of Nations by the U.S. Senate after the first Wprld War. T... View more info

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GEREFORMEERDE DYCK - RECHTEN VAN THIELRE ENDE BOMMELRE - WEERDEN

By: Anonymous

Price: $499.94

Publisher: Arnhem, By Die Weduwe Van Joh: Frederick Hagen: 1683

Seller ID: 39017


100 pages; Small 4to: Unpaginated -- 50 leaves. At the end, there is a separately paginated appendix -- "Contract Over het opmaaken van doorgebrooke Dihken in Boemelerweerd, waervan mentie word gemaekt Cap. XVI. Van de Gereformeerde Dihkrechten ..." 7 & [1, blank] pp. Uncut, in contemporary pattern-printed paper covered boards, backed with dark red sheep. The spine is rubbed (much color is lost) -- and the main text is printed on paper which shows considerable br... View more info

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Estatutos de la Compañía de Alumbrado por Gas en Lima Reformados en 1869

By: Anonymous

Price: $99.99

Publisher: Lima [Peru], Imprenta Calle de Lampa Num. 215 por J. V. Serrano: 1869

Seller ID: 40548


Title & 27 pages; Removed document. Title printed within a decorative border. Gutter margins dusty, worn, and somewhat bent from having been extracted from a volume. Stamped on the title page in blue ink "Exchange ... Serial Record Division The Library of Congress." Above this, the LC Surplus-Duplicate stamp appears (faintly) in red ink. Gas lightling in Lima appears to date back to at least 1861, judging from a reference in this volume. We can find no other... View more info

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Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe including "Traite de paix entre l'Angleterre & les Caraïbes de l'isle Saint-Vincent"

By: Anonymous

Price: $949.99

Publisher: Genève [but probably Paris], Ch.- J. Panckoucke: 1773

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41470


On offer here is an attractive volume in 18th century full calf, bound in the French style, (flat spine with floral tools in gilt, red label lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, edges decoratively stained red). The volume in which these interesting numbers of the now-scarce 'Journal Historique Et Politique Des Principaux Événements Des Différentes Cours de L'Europe' is in a handsome contemporary binding which shows only minor rubbing -- mostly along the hinges, apart ... View more info

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CHINESE COMPANY LAW (Revised)

By: Ao, Sen ; W.Y. Yu; K.T. Shien

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Shanghai, Ao Sen Law Office: 1946

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39158


82 pages; Former owner's name on ffep, two editorial pencil marks (one on page 2 and one on page 65), otherwise text is clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Wrappers are chipped at edges and faded at spine. A very scarce English translation of the Chinese legal code relating to business. A typed label on front wrapper states "Not an Official Translation / See translation of Dr. Chao-yuen Chang." The Company Law promulgated in 1929 by the Nationalist gov... View more info

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Roscoe Pound and the Resurgence of Juristic Idealism

By: Aronson, Moses J.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38762


Autograph; 37 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. Wrappers lightly toned. Published as a reprint from the Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol. 6, No... 1940, pp. 47-83. This copy has been inscribed "To Mr. Crawford M. Bishop / with the high regards of / M. J. Aronson"; Signed by Author View more info

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THE JURISTIC THOUGHT OF MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER

By: Aronson, Moses J.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 38770


24 pages; Offprint from Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 5, No. 2, January 1940. Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers, front wrapper unevenly sunned. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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THE JURISTIC THOUGHT OF MR. JUSTICE FRANKFURTER

By: Aronson, Moses J. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Journal of Social Philosophy: 1940

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38525


Autograph; 24 pages; Offprint from Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 5, No. 2, January 1940. Inscribed and signed by the author to Professor James F. Davison. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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HOW TO WRITE A TAX BRIEF for use before the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, the Technical Staff, and the Board of Tax Appeals

By: Ash, Robert

Price: $7.94

Publisher: New York, Prentice Hall, Inc: 1936

Seller ID: 38767


With suggestions for Drafting and Specimen of Brief Used Before the Board of Tax Appeals. Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Very early edition of this standard guide to Tax Briefs. View more info

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CODE OF JUDICIAL CONDUCT

By: Association, American Bar ; [Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1972

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 37138


Autograph; 32 pages; Previous owner's initials at top of front wrapper "P.S." for Potter Stewart. Faint mark from paperclip at top of wrapper (now removed). This is a particularly fine provenance for this groundbreaking proposed second version of the American Bar Association's Code of Judicial Conduct, as Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart was an active member of the ABA Special Committee charged with preparing a long-needed revision to the ABA's first Code, ... View more info

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COMPILATION OF THE LAWS IN FORCE IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA APRIL 1, 1868

By: Authors, Various

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1868

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39100


494 pages; Contents clean and secure in original green cloth binding, rubbed at spine ends and corners. Faint damp mark at lower edge of text block. OCLC: 19026790 This copy belonged to John Burton Thompson (December 14, 1810 – January 7, 1874) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kentucky - name label on front cover. The first section reiterates the Constitutional Provision and the various 18th century laws establishing the seat of government at the ... View more info

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HAND-LIST OF LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS AND SESSION LAWS, Statutory Revisions, Compilations, Codes, Etc., And Constitutional Conventions of the United States and its possessions and of the several states to May, 1912

By: Babbitt, Charles J. ; Prepared Under the Direction of Charles F. D. Belden

Price: $399.95

Publisher: Boston, State Library of Massachusetts: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40123


634+ pages; Blue library-style buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, a specially bound copy interleaved with blank pages many of which have extensive annotations by the former owner Francis X. Dwyer regarding additions and corrections, some with vendors and prices. Also tipped-in to the interleaved blanks and laid-in are typed notes of additional materials located/acquired. Dwyer's name is written across top edge of text block and is also imprinted in gilt at th... View more info

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What may be done to forward the judicious application of the principle of individualization of punishment by the judge who assigns the penalty to be inflicted on the offender?

By: Bates, Hon. Sanford

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40737


Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol XVI, No. 4 (February 1926); 18 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, some faint indentations at top edge. "Reprinted from the Journal of criminal law and criminology, Vol. XVI - No. 4, Feb., 1926." (pp. [477]-494) OCLC: 80769929 Sanford Bates (1884-1982) served as the first Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (1930-1937), a subdivision of the United States Department of Justice. View more info

MODERN DEMOCRACY IN CHINA

By: Bau, Mingchien Joshua

Price: $139.94

Publisher: Shanghai, Commercial Press, Ltd.: 1924

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 41678


x, 467 pages; Former owner's bookplate on front pastedown and names on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. Minor wear to cloth at spine ends, some faint spotting to front board. This is the 1924 Second Edition of this thorough examination of the political and constitutional problems confronting the Chinese nation in the 1920s following the Revolution with conclusions addressing the drafting of a ... View more info

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THE LAWYERS AND JUDGES BIOGRAPHY RECORDER

By: Beale, Cyrus Wendell

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Richmond, VA, American Biographic Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40068


With a foreword by Hon. John W. Davis of the New York City Bar. Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, some toning at upper right corner, otherwise near fine in original stiff card portfolio (very good) laid into original box (box lid is worn and rubbed with spitting at two corners and dust soiling). An interesting relic of the early 20th century efforts by the American Biography Society to encourage people (in this case Lawyers and Judges) to record ... View more info

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COMMENTARIES ON CONFLICT OF LAWS Restatement No. 2

By: Beale, Joseph Henry

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Law Institute: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38707


32 pages; Contents clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. Prepared by the Reporter, Joseph H. Beale, and the Associate Reporter Austin W. Scott, in accordance with the direction of Council to facilitate the consideration of the Restatements. OCLC 34050086 At the 1920 and 1921 meetings of the Association of American Law Schools, William Draper Lewis promoted the idea of an "institute of law" to elucidate the development of the common law in Americ... View more info