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  • Kaleidoscope – E.R. Jim Henry

    Kaleidoscope – E.R. Jim Henry

    A solid humorous memoir by Tasmanian legal identity and raconteur Eric Rutherford “Jim” Henry. A funny man – author of self described best seller “Revelations of a Retired Lawyer” –

    The first page of this book proves he had not lost his wit – a man that definitely wore his heart on his sleeve. Not quite the Dubliner’s but there is also some gossip in here. Not only good with the law and the pen he could hold a tennis racket with some style and success.

    Self published in 1981 and signed, soft cover, perfect bound, 242 pages, lots of images from photographs. If you went to Hutchins then this should be on your shelf.

    Call me “Jim” Henry and his life and observations with fun and information thrown in.

    $30.00

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  • Spy Catcher – Peter Wright – Former Assistant Director MI5

    The greatest real expose of the activities of MI5 from technically adept Peter wright. There was Philby and the “thing” the secret of all secret devices hidden within the American Great Seal. The bugging of the Egyptian cypher room. His greatest claim however was that Sir Roger Hollis was the “Fifth Man”.

    Wright retired to Cygnet, Tasmania were he and his wife had a few acres and Arabian horses.

    The struggle to get published and the various political heaviness are well understood.

    Published by Heinemann in Australia in 1987, a first edition. Octavo, 392 pages, illustrated from photographs. Original owner name on end paper, closed tear top dust jacket otherwise a nice copy of this important book.

    Spy Catcher – They couldn’t stop him

    $35.00

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  • Trial of King Charles the First – England’s Black Tribunal -1737

    Trial of King Charles the First – England’s Black Tribunal -1737

    Published by C Rivington, at the Bible and Crown in St Paul’s Church Yard (London) in 1737. Octavo, xxxi, 308 pages with adverts, index and engraved plate of Charles I as frontispiece. Bound in full contemporary leather, a bit worn but authentic antiquarian. No title label. The frontispiece is a masterpiece of stipple engraving and is often missing.

    Carries the bookplate of Victorian gentleman James Barratt of Lymm Hall a magnificent pile which appeared in Twycross’s Mansions of England. later bookplate of Charles J Bewlay of Carleton Hall, partly laid over. This combination has been seen before, also se in the partial laid over manner … Bewlay must have purchased a good slice of Barratt’s library.

    A sixth and very much enlarged edition. Set out in four parts. The longer title describes …

    I – The complete Tryal of Kind Charles the First, by the pretended High Court of Justice in Westminster-Hall, begun Jan, 20, 1648. Together with His Majesty’s Speech on the Scaffold, erected at Whitehall Gate, on Tuesday Jan. 30, 1648.

    II – The Loyal Martyrology: Or, A perfect Relation of the Sufferings and Death of the Nobility, Gentry, and others, who were inhumanly sacrific’d for their Loyalty to the Sovereigns King Charles I and II. Together with several Dying Speeches.

    III – An Historical Register of the Lords, Knights, and Gentlemen, who were slain in Defence of their King and Country, during the Unnatural Rebellion, begun in 1641.

    IV – The Loyal Confessors: In a brief Account of the most Eminent Sufferers, by Imprisonment, Banishment, or in Estate, for the Cause of His Sacred Majesty.

    To which is added An Historical Preface, by a True Churchman.

    For those unaware of the general goings on Charles I (Son of James VI of Scotland, England’s first Stuart King) thought he could rule without a Parliament and making up his own laws (read taxes) as he went along. It led to disorder, Civil War (6% of the population died) and much more. He was arrested and charged with everything in the book [interestingly his charges are an early example of being charged with murder committed by his followers]. He didn’t recognise the Court and said so often during the Trial. He was if anything very eloquent and his responses and Dying Speech are good for reading.

    Charles I – Lost is Head but not his Voice – Rare engraved frontispiece.

    $380.00

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  • The Best Of Rumpole – John Mortimer

    The Best Of Rumpole – John Mortimer

    Described as a “personal choice with a new introduction” by the author … good for him.

    Octavo, 275 pages published by BCA in 1993. A very good near fine copy.

    The author had been writing for seventeen years before it dawned on his that he needed a “character” like Maigret or Sherlock Holmes and it was out of this thought that Rumpole emerged … thank heavens for that.

    Undoubtedly the most likeable Barrister of all time … opinions gladly received at Voyager. Here we have his best work, seemingly, with Rumpole … and the Younger Generation; the Showfolk; the Tap End; the Bubble Reputation; on Trial and our favourite …. The Children of the Devil.

    Great night time reading … everyone needs to be Rumpole now and again now where is the claret?

    Rumpole – several of his finest.

    $30.00

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  • A Law Dictionary or, the Interpreter of Words and Terms, used either in the Common or Statute Laws of that Part of Great Britain, call’d England; and in Tenures and Jocular Customs – 1708

    A Law Dictionary or, the Interpreter of Words and Terms, used either in the Common or Statute Laws of that Part of Great Britain, call’d England; and in Tenures and Jocular Customs – 1708

    We are told on the remainder of the title that this work was first published by the learned Dr Cowel, and (is) now very much Augmented and Improv’d, by the additions of many Thousand Words, as are found in our Histories, Antiquities, Cartularies, Rolls, Registers, and other Manuscript Records, not hitherto explain’d in any Dictionary.

    Folio, unpaginated, voluminous, near 500 pages. Bound in full leather, worn and scrapped but holding together very well. Internally very clean – a good example of this important reference which takes its place in the history of published legal references.

    Super Preface(s) as introduction by John Cowell. Contains an Appendix of the ancient names of places … necessary for ancient deeds, charters etc.

    Printed and published by D Browne, R Sare, S Battersby, J Walthoe etc

    Important Historical Law Related Dictionary – 1708

    $240.00

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  • The First Fleet: The Record of the Foundation of Australia from Its Conception to the Settlement of Sydney Cove. Compiled from the original documents in the Public Record Office, with extracts from the Log-Books of H.M.S. Sirius – Owen Rutter with engravings by Barker – Mill, Peter – 1937

    The First Fleet: The Record of the Foundation of Australia from Its Conception to the Settlement of Sydney Cove. Compiled from the original documents in the Public Record Office, with extracts from the Log-Books of H.M.S. Sirius – Owen Rutter with engravings by Barker – Mill, Peter – 1937

    Published by the distinguished The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1937. Very good condition. Peter Barker-Mill (illustrator). Limited edition, one of 375 copies.

    Tristan Buesst’s copy with his bookplate. Buesst, a legal eagle, was the first President of the Friends of La Trobe Library.

    Folio 15 inches. Foreword by the Hon. B.S.B. Stevens, M.L.A., Premier of New South Wales. Five Engravings by Peter Barker-Mill. Four pages of facsimiles between pp. 8 and 9 (not included in pagination). “printed & published by Christopher and Anthony Sandford and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press. Printed on Arnold’s hand-made paper in “Perpetua” type.

    Original Blue Cloth. Front cover with cream-coloured cloth label decoratively stamped in gilt. Spine decoratively stamped and lettered in gilt. Top edge trimmed, others uncut. A simply beautiful production.

    Published to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Foundation of Australia. The Editor has provided a judicious selection of the original documents and created a connected narrative. The Times Literary Supplement referred to the distinction of the printing and binding, adding that it was certainly a volume which all interested in Australia would care to possess and at the same time paying high tribute to Peter Barker-Mill’s imaginative engravings.

    $490.00

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