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book #80089
Haines, Richard
Proposals For Building in every County a Working Almshouse or Hospital; As the Best Expedient to perfect the Trade and Manufactory of Linnen Cloth. Wing H205. Quarto
Printed by W.G. for R. Harford . . . in Cornhil, London, 1677.
Sole edition of Haine's first proposal to assist the poor while simultaneously improving England's economy, his efforts together with those of Sir Matthew Hale and John Locke, inter alia, "influenc[ing] later projects for reform of the poor laws"
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the spine gilt lettered and ruled, light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 1750.00
poor law, economics, legal reform

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