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Title:       Anno Decimo Tertio Georgeii III. . .An Act to explain, amend, and
             reduce into One Act of Parliament, the general Laws now in being,
             for regulating the Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britain
             called England [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan [etc.], London, 1773.
Description: The all-important consolidating act, bringing together the
             scattered statutory evolution of the first part of the century and
             earlier, to be the basis for turnpike roads well into the 19th
             century; with the schedule of mandatory forms included
Condition:   Modern cloth, printed paper label, some markings and wear, but a
             clean copy
Book No.:    W-68638                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Acts, law of highways
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Author:      Heaney, Donald
Title:       Valuation of Property for Highways Under Eminent Domain
Publisher:   Automotive Safety Foundation, Washington, 1960.
Description:
Condition:   Sewn wraps, a sound copy; 108 pages
Book No.:    W-30803                Price: $      35.00
Category:    law of automobiles, law of highways
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Title:       The Traveller's Guide, and, The Country's Safety. Being A
             Declaration of the Laws of England against High way men, or
             Robbers upon the Road . . . Illustrated with variety of Law Cases,
             Historical Remarks, Customs, Usages [and] Authorities. Wing M50
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.],
             London, 1683.
Description: First edition of the first work devoted exclusively to the laws
             protecting travellers, invoking the "hue and cry" and anticipating
             the many complications (thief takers, approvers, accomplices
             turning state's evidence) to ensue in the 18th century
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed and marked, else crisp and
             well preserved, with the first blank and the two advertising
             leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79402                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    law of highways, criminal law
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Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with]
             The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other
             lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the
             seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15171/15157
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1607 & 1606.
Description: Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works
             on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers,
             including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and
             destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, joints rubbed and just cracking but quite firm,
             spine ends a bit chipped, else fresh and very clean; the Taussig
             copies
Book No.:    W-79272                Price: $     950.00
Category:    justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
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Author:      Pratt, John Tidd
Title:       The Law Relating to Highways, Comprising the Statute 5 & 6 Will.
             IV. Cap. 50, (Passed 31st August, 1835,) with Table of Contents,
             Explanatory Notes, Forms, References, and a Copious Index
Publisher:   Shaw and Sons, 137 & 138, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street [etc.],
             London, 1835.
Description: The rare first edition of an enormously successful work, written
             by the able Inner Temple barrister whose official government
             functions spanned much of the 19th century, the work itself
             reaching a 21st edition in 1967; one copy in OCLC in the USA
Condition:   Original boards, printed paper label, quite worn, joints cracking
             but holding, else a very good, clean, untrimmed copy in
             unsophisticated state
Book No.:    W-76885                Price: $     550.00
Category:    law of highways
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways, Shewing The Office and Duty
             of such Surveyors . . . Collected and gathered Out of public Acts
             of Parliament . . . out of the Year-Books, and other Books of the
             Municipal Laws of this Kingdom [etc.]. Wing M1799
Publisher:   Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft [etc.], London, 1694.
Description: Only edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law
             of highways and their surveyors, this copy uniquely containing the
             separate, seemingly unrecorded eight page advertisement (slightly
             trimmed) of 100+ books printed for William Crooke
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered, blind ruled sheep, quite rubbed, but
             clean and sound, with the imprimatur leaf, one blank corner of
             which is torn away
Book No.:    W-79291                Price: $     700.00
Category:    law of highways
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Title:       The Laws Concerning Travelling . . . [Of] Robbery . . . Of Land
             Carriage . . . Of Innkeepers . . . Of Water-Carriage . . . Of
             negotiating Bills of Exchange . . . Of the Currency of Money . . .
             Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Brown [etc.],
             London, 1718.
Description: Only edition of what appears to be the first comprehensive work on
             the English law of travellers and travelling, well-reflecting its
             then precarious and dangerous nature, starting with robbery,
             innkeepers (and extortion), and fencing of stolen goods
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered blind decorated calf, rubbed, spine ends
             just chipped, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79442                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law, Transportation, law of highways, Bills and Notes
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Author:      Nelson, William
Title:       The Office and Authority of a Justice of Peace . . . Shewing also
             the Duty of Constables, Commissioners of Sewers, Coroners,
             Overseers of the Poor, Surveyors of the Highways, Church wardens
             [etc.]. Twelfth Edition. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by H. Lintot . . . for T. Woodward [and ten others],
             London, 1745.
Description: The final edition of one of the most successful of the early
             treatises on justices of the peace, approaching Burn, Dalton and
             Lambarde in popularity, undertaken by the Middle Temple barrister,
             William Nelson, also chairman of the Sussex sessions
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, crimson morocco labels gilt,
             a very good clean set
Book No.:    W-79456                Price: $     350.00
Category:    justices of peace, coroners, poor law
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation for restraint of excessiue Carriages,
             to the destruction of the High Wayes. S.T.C. 9050
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1635.
Description: The rare proclamation imposing limits of one ton, four horses and
             five oxen upon carriages, with offenders to be reported to the
             Attorney General, violations considered "general nuisances [to be]
             severely punished"; one copy in this country in ESTC
Condition:   Two sheets about 10x14 inches, staining and browning, repair to
             one lower margin (no text affected) now housed in a buckram
             folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78742                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    law of highways
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Author:      Cordeaux, William
Title:       A Handbook on the Law of Traction Engines, With the Statutes Which
             Govern Their Use upon Highways
Publisher:   Printed by Shaw & Sons . . . Law Printers and Publishers, London,
             1883.
Description: Only edition of the first work (other than statutory epitomes)
             devoted exclusively to the law of traction engines, or "road
             locomotives", the self-propelled steam engines which
             revolutionized agriculture through displacing draught horses
Condition:   Original limp green cloth, gilt-lettered, somewhat strained and
             marked, else a good copy; four locations in OCLC, none outside the
             United Kingdom
Book No.:    W-76773                Price: $     350.00
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