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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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Author:      Jacob, Giles?
Title:       The Game Law: Or, The Laws Relating to the Game . . . in Two Parts
             [bound with] The Game-Law. Part II. Being an Explanation of the
             Acts of Parliament, Recited in the First Part, for Preservation of
             the Game of This Kingdom [etc.]. Seventh Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for W. Mears,
             London, 1727.
Description: Rare editions of the first work devoted exclusively to England's
             game laws, its second part containing the first commentary on
             those laws, preventing all but the elect from taking game or even
             possessing a gun, with Draconian penalties imposed
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, else quite sound; one copy of
             the second part, no copy of either part in Great Britain, in ESTC;
             the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78191                Price: $     750.00
Category:    game law, Natural Resources
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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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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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