Influential English Treatise on Tithes and Tithing Degge, Sir Simon [1612-1704]. Ellis, Charles, Editor. The Parson's Counsellor; With the Law of Tithes and Tithing. In Two Books. With Great Additions. London: Printed for Charles Hunter, 1820. xix, 543,  pp. With 4 pp. publisher catalogue. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Later morocco, gilt title and date to spine, endleaves renewed. Light rubbing to joints, front joint just starting at head, library bookplate and small circular shelf label to front pastedown. Light toning to interior, occasional light foxing, ink library stamp to title page and several other leaves. $150. * Seventh and final edition. This influential and oft-cited treatise was first published in 1676. It is divided into two books. The first addresses the procedures parson and vicars must follow to obtain a preferment, the duties imposed by a preferment and various regulations clergymen must observe. The second outlines various tithes, offerings, mortuaries and other church duties, relevant canon, common and statute laws and courts and suits involving tithes. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations 2:97.
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