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The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies is continuing work on digitisation initiatives to build selective collections of digital versions of rare and unusual items from its historic collections. As well as digital content creation and provision from its own collections, IALS is also involved in co-ordinated content-building with other law libraries and specialists online services. See a featured List of newly digitised items.

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Il consolato del mare Il consolato del mare... con il portolano del mare ... Alvise da Mosto
In Venetia, : appresso Francesco Brogiollo, 1668.
Open access via IALS Library catalogue
Amsterdam (Netherlands). Binnelandts Varende Schippers Gilde.
Advysen, certificatien, ende gewysdens : rakende het vergoeden van de schade, die de Binnelandtze schepen malkanderen komen aan te doen.
t' Amsterdam : gedrukt voor Hendrik ende Dirck Boom, boek-verkoopers, op de konings-gragt, by Jan Roonpoorts-toren, in den boekbinder, 1670.
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Zee-rechten inhoudende dat oudste en hoogste water-rechten : ...
t'Amsterdam : By Hendrick Barentsz, 1635.
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Selected digitised items from the Commonwealth Law Collections

 
New Brunswick acts New Brunswick acts of the General Assembly 1786 -1836 RES FOL GC5.E.1
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New South Wales proclamations New South Wales proclamations, government and general orders 1786 - 1823 RES FOL GD3.E.3
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Quebec ordinances Quebec ordinances 1764 -1767 RES FOL GC9.E.1
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Selected digitised items from the English Law Collections

 
John Selden - the historie of tithes Selden, John, 1584-1654
The historie of tithes that is, the practice of payment of them : The positiue laws made for them. The opinions touching the right of them / A review of it is also annext, which both confirmes it and directs in use of it. By I. Selden.
[London], M.DC.XVIII.
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For further background information see: Unburied Treasure: revealing some lesser-known items in the IALS Global law Library

Selected digitised items from the Privy Council Decisions Documents

 
Examples from the Privy Council Decisions Documents at IALS Some 19th Century examples from the important collection of documents from the records of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council held by IALS, with associated digitised extracts
In the Privy Council

The Proceedings before the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty's Imperial Privy Council on the special case respecting the westerly Boundary of Ontario (IALS full-text searchable digital version)

Argued 15th,16th,17th,19th,21st and 22nd July 1884

In the Privy Council

Before the Right Honorable The Lords of the Committee of Her Majesty's Privy Council for the Affairs of Jersey and Guernsey

In the matter of a Petition of the States of the Island of Jersey
Dated the 5th day of April 1890

Appendix to the case of the States of the Island of Jersey in support of their above mentioned Petition
(IALS full-text searchable digital version)
   
For further background information see: Unburied Treasure: revealing some lesser-known items in the IALS Global law Library

Selected digitised items from the Roman Law and Roman-Dutch Law Collections

 
Wernherus title page Wernherus, of Schussenried, 15th cent.
Modus legendi abbreviaturas passim in jure tam civili quàm pontificio occurrentes : nunc primùm integritati suae restitutus : huic accessere tituli, quae & rubricae vulgò nuncupantur, in universum jus civile.
Parisiis : Apud Gulielmum Desboys, 1562.
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Legum flosculi title page Legum flosculi, nunc demum suae integritati restituti.
Parisiis : Apud Gulielmum Desboys, 1566.
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Brocardi title page Brocardica iuris, seu verius, communes iurium sententiae, serie alphabetica digestae : post multa tandem secula natalibus velut suis restitutae, hoc est, à mendis librariorum repurgatae.
Parisiis : Apud Gulielmum Desboys, 1566.
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Corpus juris civilis. Institutiones.
Arnoldi Vinnii JC. in quatuor libros Institutionum imperialium : commentarius academicus & forensis / Jo. Gottl. Heineccius JC. recensuit et praefationem notulasque adfecit.
Lugduni Batavorum : Apud Joannem van der Linden, Juniorem, 1726.
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Grotius, Hugo, 1583-1645.
Inleiding tot de Hollandsche rechtsgeleerdheid / beschreven by Hugo de Grot: bevestigd met plakaten, handvesten, oude herkomen, rechten, rechtsgeleerden, sententien van de hoven van justitie Holland en elders; mitsgaders eenige byvoegsels en aanmerkingen op dezelve, door Mr. Simon van Groenewegen van der Made ... door hem toen op nieus veel verm., en verb.: nu met Latynsche aanteekeningen uitgebreidt: door Mr. Willem Schorer.
Te Middelburg : P. Gillissen, 1767.
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Matthaeus, Antonius, 1601-1654.
De criminibus : ad lib. XLVII. et XLVIII. Dig / commentarius Antonii Matthaei IC., in illustri Academia Ultrajectina antecessoris ; adjecta est brevis & succincta juris municipalis interpretatio, cum indice triplici, titulorum, rerum & verborum, nec non legum, qua strictius, qua fusius explicatarum.
Trajecti ad Rhenum : Typis Ioannis à Waesberge, anno 1644.
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Nieustadt Nieustadt, Cornelis van der, 1549-1606.
Utriusque Hollandiae, Zelandiae, Frisiaeque Curiae decisiones ; item Tractatus de feudi Hollandici Frisicique Occidentalis origine & successione, nec non Curiae Feudalis ejusdem provinciae observationum feudisticarum decades sex, quarum quinque posthumae nunquam ante-hac editae ; accedunt De pactis antenuptialibus observationes & decisiones / auctore D. Cornelio Neostadio.
Hagae-Comitis : Apud Joannem & Danielem Steuckerios, 1667.
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Sande Sande, Johannes van den, ca. 1577-1638.
Decisiones Frisicae : sive rerum in suprema Frisiorum curia judicatarum libri quinque / Authore & collectore Johanne à Sande Juris-Consulto celeberrimo & ejusdem curiae senatore. Adjecti sunt indices quatuor locupletissimi, titulorum, locorum, quibus jus Frisicum illustratur, definitionum, nec non rerum & verborum.
Amstelodami : Apud Thomam Myls, bibliopolam in platea, vulgo dicta de Kalverstraat, 1698.
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Sande title page Sande, Johannes van den, ca. 1577-1638.
Vijf boecken der gewysder saecken voor den Hove van Bries-land : Eerst-mael int Latijn beschreven, ende vergadert ... nu op't Neder-duytsch vertaelt.
Leeuwarden : Rinnerts, 1652.
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For further background information see: Unburied Treasure: revealing some lesser-known items in the IALS Global law Library

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Heligoland acts RES FOL GA13.E.1 Open access via IALS Library catalogue

IALS web catalogue record for Heligoland acts

Note about likely rarity

Helgoland (Germany) (Laws, statutes, etc)
Laws, etc. (1652-1847)
Laws and statutes relating especially to Heligoland.

Heligoland laws - manuscript
Heligoland ordinances RES FOL GA13.E.2 Open access via IALS Library catalogue

Heligoland ordiances binding

Heligoland significance newspaper cuttings


Helgoland (Germany) (Laws, statutes, etc)
Laws, etc.
Ordinances. 1864-89.

Heligoland ordiances - manuscript Heligoland ordiances - seal

LLMC-Digital Collections

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  LLMC is a non-profit, library cooperative based at the University of Hawaii in the United States. The LLMC was founded in 1976 and provides a subscription service giving access to legal and government publications in microfiche format and digitally online. The service includes: US federal and state legal materials, US military law, Native American law, canon law, Anglo-American legal periodicals, Anglo-American legal treatises, foreign jurisdictions, international law and organisations, and multi-jurisdictional subject materials. The Consortium is converting its filmed materials to digital format and making them available via the LLMC-Digital subscription service, which is hosted currently by the Scholarly Publishing Office (SPO) at the University of Michigan. The service is continuing to build content through scanning initiatives in partner libraries in the USA and Europe. More information ...
  IALS library contributes materials from its Common Law Collection to LLM-Digitial and the IALS Librarian has advised the project through membership of LLMC-Digital board and multinational Advisory Council

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