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Jacob, Giles
The Complete Parish-Officer; Containing The Authority and Duty of High Constables, Petty Constables [Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor and Surveyors], To which is added the Office of Constables, written by Sir Francis Bacon. The Twelfth Edition [etc.]
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for S. Birt [and two others] [etc.], London, 1750.
A rare edition of one of Jacob's earliest works and conceivably his most popular, reaching a 16th edition by 1772, with Bacon's tract on constables appended, this the only work other than Bacon's own to contain it; one copy in ESTC, none in COPAC
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, a good clean copy
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$ 850.00
poor law, 17TH CENTURY

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