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book #80301
Davies, David
The Case of Labourers in Husbandry Stated and Considered . . . A View of Their Distressed Condition . . . The Principal Causes of Their Growing Distress and Number, and of the Consequent Increase of the Poor-Rate . . . Means of Relief Proposed [etc.]
Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton Street, Dublin, 1796.
Only Irish edition of Davies's principal work, "his painstaking survey . . . into the living conditions of the labouring poor", influential on Samuel Whitbread and other poor law reformers; no copy in Ireland nor in a law library in ESTC [N3277]
Contemporary paper backed boards, joints cracking but firm, else very clean and bright in original state the margins untrimmed; the Taussig copy
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$ 1750.00
poor law

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