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- Howard, John
- The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. Third Edition [with] An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe [with] The Appendix. Baumgartner 3, 21, and 28. Quarto
- Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington and London, 1784-91.
- Presentation copies of both of Howard's major works, displaying the enormous empirical data amassed by him, to provide the bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals; with the rare first issue of the appendix to the 'Lazarettos'
- Contemporary diced panelled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, very good copies; with the forty-five plates, many elaborately folding
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- $ 1750.00
- criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
- Sheppard, William
- The Parsons Guide: Or the Law of Tythes. Wherein is shewed, Who must pay Tythes, and to whom, and of what things, When, and How they must be paid, and how they may be recovered at this day, and how a man may be discharged of payment thereof. Wing S3206
- Printed for W. Lee, H. Twyford, T. Collins [and two others], London, 1670.
- Penultimate edition of Sheppard's work initially written to support the Protectorate's financial exigencies, Sheppard contending in this expanded edition that "the origins of tithes were founded in English custom, dating to the ancient Saxon church"
- Original unlettered sheep, rubbed but quite clean, presentation copy--"For Simon Degge" [whose Parsons Counsellor appeared in 1676]; the Taussig copy
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- $ 850.00
- Religion, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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