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Conductor Generalis
Conductor Generalis, Or The Office, Duty and Authority of Justices..
1722. Andrew Bradford, Philadelphia, 1722. Andrew Bradford, Philadelphia, 1722. Rare 1722 Philadelphia Bradford Edition of the Conductor Generalis [C] [Conductor Generalis]. Conductor Generalis, Or the Office, Duty and Authority of Justices of the Peace, High-Sheriffs, Under-Sheriffs, Goalers, Coroners, Constables, Jury Men, Over-Seers of the Poor, And also the Office of Clerks of Assize and of the Peace, &c. Collected Out of all the Books Hitherto Written on those Subjects, Whether of Common or Statute Law. To Which is Added, A Collection Out of Sir Matthew Hales Concerning The Descent of Lands. The Whole Alphabetically Digested Under the Several Titles, With a Table Directing to the Ready Finding Out the Proper Matter Under those Titles. Philadelphia: Printed and Sold by Andrew Bradford, 1722. [viii], xii, 299, [1] pp. Two parts with continuous pagination. Second part, which follows p. 232 has a title page reading (in part) The Office, Duty and Authority of Sheriffs. Quarto (7-1/4" x 6"). Contemporary paneled sheep, rebacked retaining existing spine with raised bands. Some rubbing to boards and extremities, corners and hinges mended, endpapers derived from printer's waste, rear free endpaper lacking. Light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional faint dampstaining to upper corner of text block, finger smudges to a few leaves, clean tears to leaves Ii2, Zz2, Zz3 and Aa2 (pp. 199-200, 291-294, 299-[1]) mended, early owner signature (George Mumford/ July 13th 1726) to head of title page. $7,500. * The office of justice of the peace was an English institutio … [Click Below for Full Description]
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