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The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners. Wing C5653
Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkyns [etc.], London, 1696.
First edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury and on habeas corpus, and with a lengthy treatment of the law of escapes
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed and a bit chipped, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
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$ 850.00
sheriffs, coroners, habeas corpus, juries

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