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Author:
Clark, George
Title:
The Game Laws, from King Henry III to the Present Period; Including All the Acts of Parliament . . . and an Introduction Explaining the General Nature of Forests, Purlieus, Chases, Parks, Free Warrens, Fisheries, Properties in Animals, &c. &c
Publisher:
Printed for J. Fielding . . . and Sold by W. Clark [etc.], London, 1785.
Description:
Sole edition, arranged chronologically beginning with the Charter of the Forest (of 9 Henry III), designed to "convey real information to the lawyer, the magistrate, and the sportsman", complemented by a final section on the preservation of game
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, later paper label, a tiny crack to the lower portion of the front joint, else very clean and attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79722
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
game law, Natural Resources
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
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.]
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignee of Edward Sayer, Esq [etc.], London, 1716.
Description:
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
Condition:
Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed, browning, small hole in the title affecting a few letters, signature of Sir Timothy Waldo Clapham; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79524
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
justices of peace, game law
Author:
Welford, Richard Griffiths
Title:
The Influences of the Game Laws . . . Evidence Taken Before a Select Committee . . . on the Game Laws . . . and An Address to the Tenant Farmers of Great Britain by John Bright [etc.] [bound with] John Lewis Ricardo, The Anatomy of the Navigation Laws
Publisher:
1] R. Groombridge and Sons [2] Charles Gilpin, London, 1846 & 1847.
Description:
The work which Bright published at his own expense, proposing the abolition of the game laws, following shortly after his association with Richard Cobden, bound with a similar effort by his fellow M.P., John Ricardo, to abolish the navigation laws
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, somewhat strained, label lacking, else usable; no copy of Ricardo's work in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-76820
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
game law, maritime law
Author:
Cunningham, Timothy
Title:
A New Treatise on the Laws For Preservation of the Game: Containing All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . The Second Edition, with the Addition of the late Fish-Act [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, And Sold by M. Thrush &c, London, 1766.
Description:
The rare, expanded edition of one of some twenty works by the Middle Temple barrister and antiquary, and his sole work on the game laws, his works elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, with much on deer, fish, hares, hawks, and partridges, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the front joint cracked but quite firm, a very good clean copy with the advertising leaf; three copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79183
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
game law

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