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book #79278
Sheppard [Shepard], William
A Sure Guide for His Justices of Peace: Plainly Shewing Their Duty, and the Duties of the several Officers of the Counties . . . Sheriffs, County-Treasurers, Bridewell-Masters, Constables, Overseers of the Poor [etc.]. Wing S3211
Printed for John Streater, for Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1663.
First edition of Sheppard's rigorous and much-needed critique of the Restoration settlement re-establishing the Church of England, an "excellent book [and] a forceful denunciation of the political abuses and technical shortcomings of [the] law"
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, front joint cracking but sound, spine darkened and frayed, yet clean and usable, with the frontispiece; the Taussig copy
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$ 750.00
justices of peace, sheriffs, poor law

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