A Handy Digest of Cases of Criminal Law with References for Justices [Great Britain]. [Justices of the Peace]. The Justice's Case Law: Being a Concise Abridgment of All the Cases of Crown Law, Relating to Justices of Peace, And Their Business and Proceedings, With References to the Books of Reports, And Other Law Treatises on the Subject. Digested In a New Alphabetical Method, And Very Necessary to be Perused by All Justices, As an Immediate Direction to Them How to Proceed in Their Offices. And Likewise Of Use to Barristers at Law, Clerks of the Peace, Coroners, &c. London: Printed by E. And R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1731. [iv], 302,  pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, which have neat recent repairs, raised bands and recent lettering piece to spine, gilt tooling to board edges, hinges mended. A few minor nicks and scratches to boards, some rubbing to extremities, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn. Light toning to text, occasional (very) faint dampstaining, light foxing to a few leaves. A nice copy of a scarce title. $500. * Only edition. This book is organized alphabetically by topic and has a detailed index. Each heading contains a list of general statements, each supported by a list of citations from case reports, legislative acts and treatises. English Short-Title Catalogue T145554.
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