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Shepherd, William
The Whole Office of the Country Justie [sic] of Peace. Wherein is plainly set down all their Power and Duty both in, and out of the Quarter Sessions. With the Ordinances and Acts of this present Parliament abridged [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing S3218
Printed for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, G. Bedell [etc.], London, 1652.
A rare, possibly unique variant edition of Sheppard's first treatise on justices of the peace, among his earliest reformist efforts, "his plea for honest and competent magistrates", listing nine requisite qualifications for them; four copies in ESTC
Modern 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, somewhat rubbed, else a good copy with a manuscript note dated 1896 from a prior owner; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
justices of peace

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