Shaw's Long-Lived JP Manual Shaw, Joseph [1671-1733]. The Practical Justice Of Peace: Or, A Treatise Shewing the Present Power and Authority of that Officer In all its Branches. Extracted from the Several Books Hitherto Written on that Subject, And Digested Under Proper Titles, In an Alphabetical Method. To Which are Added, Great Variety of the Most Useful Precedents, Inserted Under Their Proper Heads. Together with an Alphabetical Table of All Those Statutes which Relate to the Titles Contained in this Work, And of the Titles Themselves. The Whole Fitted for the Use of Justices of Peace, Coroners, Sheriffs, Clerks of Assize, And of the Peace, Commissioners of Sewers, Overseers of teh Poor, Surveyors of teh Highways, Church-Wardens, Constables, And Others. Corrected and Amended, With Large Additions, And a Continuation of All the Statutes to the End of the Last Session of Parliament. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1733. Two volumes. [viii], 660; [ii], 696,  pp. Title page of Volume I preceded by one-page publisher catalogue, another one-page catalogue at rear of Volume II. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines. Light rubbing to boards and extremities, heavier rubbing to spines with wear to ends, boards beginning to separate but secure, early owner annotations and armorial bookplates to front pastedowns and free endpapers, light toning to text. $150. * Second edition of a durable work first published in 1728. Its final edition, the sixth, was published in 1756. English Short-Title Catalogue N12114.
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