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book #79265
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. Two Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for A. Millar, in the Strand,
             London, 1755.
Description: First edition of the most popular work ever written on justices of
             the peace, first appearing at the height of their power in the
             mid-eighteenth century, with over thirty editions ultimately
             printed well into the nineteenth century
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, light browning, else a very
             good, clean set
Book No.:    W-79265                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    justices of peace
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book #78444
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. The Second Edition,
             with the Statutes and adjudged Cases continued to the present
             Time. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for A. Millar, in the Strand,
             London, 1756.
Description: First revision of the most popular work ever written on justices
             of the peace (first appearing the year before) at the height of
             their power in the mid-eighteenth century, with a contemporary
             manuscript table of contents on the blanks of each volume
Condition:   Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the rear joint of the second
             volume just cracked but quite firm, else especially bright and
             clean; the Taussig set
Book No.:    W-78444                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    justices of peace
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book #72862
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. The Twenty-Second
             Edition: With many Corrections, Additions, and Improvements, By
             John King, of the Inner Temple [etc.]. In Five Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1814.
Description: The most popular work on English local government ever to appear,
             described by Holdsworth as one of the four most important
             treatises of the 18th century, this the last but one to be
             prepared by Dr. Burn, with 30 editions (by 1869) to be published
Condition:   Modern cloth, gilt, ex-library, else a good clean set
Book No.:    W-72862                Price: $     350.00
Category:    justices of peace
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book #70893
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The History of the Poor Laws: With Observations
Publisher:   Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan . . . for A. Millar, London,
             1764.
Description: Only edition of the principal early work on the poor laws,
             valuable for its history, its proposed reforms, and (in
             Holdsworth's words) its "exceptionally competent" vetting of
             earlier reform proposals, including those of Hale and Fielding
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, title a bit dusty, some
             browning and foxing, primarily to the beginning and end of the
             copy, else quite sound
Book No.:    W-70893                Price: $     375.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform
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book #74779
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. Two Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for A. Millar, in the Strand,
             London, 1755.
Description: An elaborately and intelligently glossed set of the first edition
             of the most popular work ever written on justices of the peace,
             demonstrating effectively a justice's power and the care devoted
             to exercising it in the mid-eighteenth century
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, one margin neatly excised, a
             very good set; with the bookplate and booksticker of Henry Reveley
             and James Coles
Book No.:    W-74779                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    justices of peace
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book #73657
Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. Four Volumes.
             Twentieth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan . . . for T. Cadell [and others], London,
             1805.
Description: An uncommon edition of the most popular work on English local
             government, and the first not to have been edited by either
             Richard Burn or his son, appearing as the office's power had begun
             to wane; one copy in COPAC, two in this country in OCLC
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt-ruled and
             lettered, an especially well-preserved set
Book No.:    W-73657                Price: $     750.00
Category:    justices of peace
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