Duties of a Justice of the Peace


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[004098] Pye, Henry James. Summary of the Duties of a Justice of the Peace Out of Sessions. With Some Preliminary Observations. London: J. Hatchard, 1808. First Edition. 12mo. Hardback. Good+. [5], viii-xvi, [1], 2-188pp, [14]. Slightly later half calf and marbled paper over boards, smooth back, spine in six panels, title label to second panel

Rubbed to extremities, corners bumped and worn. Small closed tear to fore edge margin of title, previous owners name to head of ffep, otherwise fairly bright and clean

Useful legal vade mecum, covering subjects as diverse as sheep, gaming, ale houses, hats, and seditious meetings

There were four editions before 1827

There is only one physical copy (Essex) of this first edition in Library Hub

Maxwell and Maxwell II: 293