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book #79524
Jacob, Giles
The Modern Justice: Containing the Business of a Justice of Peace, In all its Parts. As an Abridgment of the Common Law, and of the Acts of Parliament relating to Justices of Peace, Constables and other Parish Officers under them [etc.]
Printed by the Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq [etc.], London, 1716.
First edition of one of Jacob's earliest works, and uncommon, revealing the direct, lucid style and excellent organization which was to make him one of the most prolific legal writers of the eighteenth century, with over thirty recorded works
Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed, browning, small hole in the title affecting a few letters, signature of Sir Timothy Waldo Clapham; the Taussig copy
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$ 850.00
justices of peace, game law

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