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"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, gilt fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to interior, light foxing and soiling in a few places, fold lines to a few corners. Ex-library with stamps to title page and a few other leaves, legibility not affected. $450. * 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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