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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:
Jacob, Giles?
Title:
The Game Law: Or, The Laws Relating to the Game . . . in Two Parts [bound with] The Game-Law. Part II. Being an Explanation of the Acts of Parliament, Recited in the First Part, for Preservation of the Game of This Kingdom [etc.]. Seventh Edition
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for W. Mears, London, 1727.
Description:
Rare editions of the first work devoted exclusively to England's game laws, its second part containing the first commentary on those laws, preventing all but the elect from taking game or even possessing a gun, with Draconian penalties imposed
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, else quite sound; one copy of the second part, no copy of either part in Great Britain, in ESTC; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78191
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
game law, Natural Resources
 
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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