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book #78811
Fielding, Henry
A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for Amending their Morals, and for Rendering them useful Members of the Society. To which is added, A Plan of Buildings proposed with proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand
Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1753.
Fielding's comprehensive proposed reform of the Poor Laws, drawing on his years as a Bow Street magistrate and complementing his 'Enquiry' into the causes of crime, praised by Burn and Eden and presciently anticipating the reforms of the 19th century
Later 3/4 calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, with the elaborate plan and its explanation; the Taussig copy
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$ 1500.00
poor law, legal reform, Legal Architecture

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