The Law of the Office and Duties of the Sheriff, With the Writs...
The Sheriff in Victorian England Churchill, Cameron. Bruce, Sir Alexander Carmichael. The Law of the Office and Duties of the Sheriff. With the Writs and Forms Relating to the Office. London: Stevens and Sons, 1879. [vi], [v]-xlv, 406 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary pebbled cloth, blind frames, gilt library name and insignia to boards, gilt title and library name to spine. Light rubing and a bit of bubbling to boards, light wear to spine ends and corners, shelf label and hand-lettered location to front pastedown, cracks to text block between free endpapers and adjacent leaves. Light toning to interior, light foxing in a few places, library stamp to title page and a few other leaves. $150. * First edition. This book provides a detailed overview of sheriffs and sheriff's officers and their judicial functions and ministerial duties. Its final chapter is devoted remedies against sheriffs. A second edition was published in 1882. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:65.
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