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book #79722
Author:      Clark, George
Title:       The Game Laws, from King Henry III to the Present Period;
             Including All the Acts of Parliament . . . and an Introduction
             Explaining the General Nature of Forests, Purlieus, Chases, Parks,
             Free Warrens, Fisheries, Properties in Animals, &c. &c
Publisher:   Printed for J. Fielding . . . and Sold by W. Clark [etc.], London,
             1785.
Description: Sole edition, arranged chronologically beginning with the Charter
             of the Forest (of 9 Henry III), designed to "convey real
             information to the lawyer, the magistrate, and the sportsman",
             complemented by a final section on the preservation of game
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, later paper label, a tiny crack to
             the lower portion of the front joint, else very clean and
             attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79722                Price: $     850.00
Category:    game law, Natural Resources
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book #79524
Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       The Modern Justice: Containing the Business of a Justice of Peace,
             In all its Parts. As an Abridgment of the Common Law, and of the
             Acts of Parliament relating to Justices of Peace, Constables and
             other Parish Officers under them [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by the Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq [etc.], London, 1716.
Description: First edition of one of Jacob's earliest works, and uncommon,
             revealing the direct, lucid style and excellent organization which
             was to make him one of the most prolific legal writers of the
             eighteenth century, with over thirty recorded works
Condition:   Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed, browning, small hole in the title
             affecting a few letters, signature of Sir Timothy Waldo Clapham;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79524                Price: $     850.00
Category:    justices of peace, game law
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book #76820
Author:      Welford, Richard Griffiths
Title:       The Influences of the Game Laws . . . Evidence Taken Before a
             Select Committee . . . on the Game Laws . . . and An Address to
             the Tenant Farmers of Great Britain by John Bright [etc.] [bound
             with] John Lewis Ricardo, The Anatomy of the Navigation Laws
Publisher:   1] R. Groombridge and Sons [2] Charles Gilpin, London, 1846 &
             1847.
Description: The work which Bright published at his own expense, proposing the
             abolition of the game laws, following shortly after his
             association with Richard Cobden, bound with a similar effort by
             his fellow M.P., John Ricardo, to abolish the navigation laws
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, somewhat
             strained, label lacking, else usable; no copy of Ricardo's work in
             OCLC in the USA
Book No.:    W-76820                Price: $     200.00
Category:    game law, maritime law
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book #79183
Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       A New Treatise on the Laws For Preservation of the Game:
             Containing All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments,
             Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . The Second Edition,
             with the Addition of the late Fish-Act [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, And Sold by M. Thrush &c,
             London, 1766.
Description: The rare, expanded edition of one of some twenty works by the
             Middle Temple barrister and antiquary, and his sole work on the
             game laws, his works elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, with much on
             deer, fish, hares, hawks, and partridges, inter alia
Condition:   Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the front joint cracked but
             quite firm, a very good clean copy with the advertising leaf;
             three copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-79183                Price: $     650.00
Category:    game law
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book #75703
Author:      Coldridge, Ward and Cyril V. Hawksford
Title:       The Law of Gambling, Civil and Criminal. With Forms
Publisher:   Reeves and Turner, 100, Chancery Lane, and Carey Street [etc.],
             London, 1895.
Description: First edition of a comprehensive work, tracing the history of
             gambling legislation from the reign of Henry VIII, with chapters
             on games of skill and games of chance, on gaming houses and
             betting houses, on lotteries, and on stock exchange speculation
Condition:   Original brown cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, the top of the preface
             cut away affecting three lines on the verso (supplied in copy),
             else a usable copy
Book No.:    W-75703                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Gambling
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