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By the King. A Proclamation for restraint of excessiue Carriages, to the destruction of the High Wayes. S.T.C. 9050
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1635.
Description:
The rare proclamation imposing limits of one ton, four horses and five oxen upon carriages, with offenders to be reported to the Attorney General, violations considered "general nuisances [to be] severely punished"; one copy in this country in ESTC
Condition:
Two sheets about 10x14 inches, staining and browning, repair to one lower margin (no text affected) now housed in a buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78742
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
law of highways
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Title:
Anno Decimo Tertio Georgeii III. . .An Act to explain, amend, and reduce into One Act of Parliament, the general Laws now in being, for regulating the Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britain called England [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan [etc.], London, 1773.
Description:
The all-important consolidating act, bringing together the scattered statutory evolution of the first part of the century and earlier, to be the basis for turnpike roads well into the 19th century; with the schedule of mandatory forms included
Condition:
Modern cloth, printed paper label, some markings and wear, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-68638
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Acts, law of highways
Author:
Pratt, John Tidd
Title:
The Law Relating to Highways, Comprising the Statute 5 & 6 Will. IV. Cap. 50, (Passed 31st August, 1835,) with Table of Contents, Explanatory Notes, Forms, References, and a Copious Index
Publisher:
Shaw and Sons, 137 & 138, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1835.
Description:
The rare first edition of an enormously successful work, written by the able Inner Temple barrister whose official government functions spanned much of the 19th century, the work itself reaching a 21st edition in 1967; one copy in OCLC in the USA
Condition:
Original boards, printed paper label, quite worn, joints cracking but holding, else a very good, clean, untrimmed copy in unsophisticated state
Book No.:
W-76885
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
law of highways
 
Author:
Heaney, Donald
Title:
Valuation of Property for Highways Under Eminent Domain
Publisher:
Automotive Safety Foundation, Washington, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a sound copy; 108 pages
Book No.:
W-30803
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, law of highways
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with] The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15171/15157
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1607 & 1606.
Description:
Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers, including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, joints rubbed and just cracking but quite firm, spine ends a bit chipped, else fresh and very clean; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79272
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways, Shewing The Office and Duty of such Surveyors . . . Collected and gathered Out of public Acts of Parliament . . . out of the Year-Books, and other Books of the Municipal Laws of this Kingdom [etc.]. Wing M1799
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft [etc.], London, 1694.
Description:
Only edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law of highways and their surveyors, this copy uniquely containing the separate, seemingly unrecorded eight page advertisement (slightly trimmed) of 100+ books printed for William Crooke
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered, blind ruled sheep, quite rubbed, but clean and sound, with the imprimatur leaf, one blank corner of which is torn away
Book No.:
W-79291
Price:
$ 700.00
Category:
law of highways

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