The New York Justice's Manual, Containing All the Laws of the State...
New York JP Manual Arranged According to the Code of Civil Procedure Throop, Montgomery H. [1827-1892], Editor. The New York Justice's Manual, Containing All the Laws of the State, Relating to the Official Tenure and Duties of a Justice of the Peace, And the Proceedings in Civil Cases Before Him, In Force on the First of July, 1888. With Explanatory Notes and an Appendix of Forms. Albany: H.B. Parsons, 1880. xvi, 625 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Original sheep, blind frames to boards, blind fillets and red and black lettering pieces to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and scuffing, light wear to extremities, front joint just starting at foot, rear joint just starting at head, hinges cracked faint offsetting to margins of endleaves. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing in a few places, lower corners of pp. 547-566 folded, contemporary scrap paper and newspaper clippings laid in. $25. * First edition. Throop was the editor of the 1880 Annotated New York Code of Civil Procedure. "The plan of this work is that which the Editor...deemed the best adapted to enable justices of the peace, and practitioners before them, (1) easily to become familiar with the new system; (2) to overcome the difficulties, which will at first inevitably attend its practical application to legal proceedings; and (3) to ascertain readily, and without the labor of continually comparing the repealing act with the statute books, what provisions of the former statutes, affecting those proceedings, are yet in operation, and may safely be followed": Preface iii-iv.
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