The Magistrate's Pocket-Book, Or, An Epitome of the Duties and...
Guidance for Magistrates Robinson, William [1777-1848]. The Magistrate's Pocket-Book, Or, An Epitome of the Duties and Practice of a Justice of the Peace, Out of Sessions, Alphabetically Arranged: To Which is Added, A Copious and General Index. London: Charles Hunter, 1825. xvi, 446 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/4"). Later cloth, gilt title to spine, endpapers removed, untrimmed edges. Small stain to front board, light fading to spine. Moderate toning to text, light foxing and soiling in places, early underling and brief annotations to a few leaves. $350. * First edition. Arranged alphabetically, this popular handbook went through three later editions in 1837, 1839 and 1842 by John Frederic Archbold titled Dr. Robinson's Magistrate's Pocket-Book. All are scarce. OCLC locates 5 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries (Notre Dame, University of Florida, University of Alabama, Yale, York). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:303.
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