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    Sale 5140

    Fine Printed Books Including Modern First Editions & Miniature Books

    25 October 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 78

    SHEPPARD, William. The Whole Office of the Country Justice of Peace. London: for W. Lee [and others], 1650. 8°. (Lacks collective title-page, light discolouration, light stain at foot of title). Contemporary sheep (spine worn). Provenance: contemporary index written on both sides of the initial blank; G.W. Prothero (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Wing S3216A.

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    SHEPPARD, William. The Whole Office of the Country Justice of Peace. London: for W. Lee [and others], 1650. 8°. (Lacks collective title-page, light discolouration, light stain at foot of title). Contemporary sheep (spine worn). Provenance: contemporary index written on both sides of the initial blank; G.W. Prothero (bookplate). FIRST EDITION. Wing S3216A.

    BROWN, William. Astraeae abdicatae restauratio. Or, Advice to Justices of the Peace. London: for H. Newman [and others], 1695. 12°. (A little discolouration, stain on S7v and S8r, a little spotting). Contemporary sheep (rather worn, upper cover detached). Provenance: Geo. Phillips, 1737 (signature on an endpaper); Joseph Child 18th-century signature on same endpaper). Wing B5078.

    With John Selden's The Historie of Tithes ([London, 1618), William Lambard's Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace, in Foure Bookes (London, 1614) [Bound with:] The Duties of Constables... (Ibid., 1614, 2 works in one volume), William Lambard's Archeion (London, 1635), John Wilkinson's A Treatise collected out of the Statutes of this Kingdome...concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and Sheriffes (no imprint, 1641), Edmund Wingate's The Exact Constable...As also the Office of Church-Wardens, Overseers of the Poor (London, 1680), and 2 other similar works in 3 volumes. (10)


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