A Treatise on the Court of Referees in Parliament, Containing....
Parliament and the Regulation of Public Utilities Fawcett, John Henry [1831-1898]. Littler, [Sir] R[alph] D[aniel] M[akinson] [1835-1908]. A Treatise on the Court of Referees in Parliament, Containing Chapters on the Practice and Jurisdiction of the Court, On the Locus Standi of Petitioners in the House of Commons, And Reports of the Cases Decided in the Court During Last Session. Together with a Chapter on Engineering and Estimates, And a Digest of the Reports Made by the Referees to Parliament, By R.D.M. Littler. London: Horace Cox, . vi (i.e. viii), 63, 72, 132, vi (i.e. iv), 137-140 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6"). Later textured cloth, library name to center of front board, gilt title to spine, endpapers renewed, hinges reinforced. Light rubbing to extremities, spine ends lightly bumped, library bookplate and shelf label to front pastedown. Light toning to interior, light soiling, finger smudges and library stamps to a few leaves, light soiling and library stamp to title page. $250. * Only edition. Fawcett and Littler's treatise on Parliamentary regulation of public utilities was one of the first to address legal issues arising from the growth of industrialization and cities during the nineteenth century. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:119.
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