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William Sheppard Esq.
The Offices Of Constables, Church Wardens, Over-seers of the Poor, Supravisors of the High-ways, Treasurers of the County Stock and some other lesser Country offices, plainly and lively setforth.
London: Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne, 1659, Sixth Edition. Very scarce early volume – the British Library only lists one copy at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University (ESTC system no. 006154972; citation no. R184077). The Offices of Constables, Church Wardens, Over-seers of the Poor, Supravisors of the High=ways, Treasurers of the County Stock and some other lesser Country offices, plainly and lively setforth. Additions and Alterations, aggregable to the late Acts and Ordinances. Unpaginated. Signatures or collation is a3-a4, A to N in gatherings of 8 and O in a gathering of 4. Lacking a2. Wormed to the lower margin 1, 2 and 3 small holes throughout, not affecting the text. Repaired to the title page and the following three leaves (8 pages) and the final 12 leaves (23 pages and final blank) with loss to the text to one page (N6) and to the headings on another (N). Approximately 5 ¾ inches tall. Condition Report Externally Spine – good condition – no title label, worn top and tail. Joints – good condition – rubbed. Corners – good condition – bumped and worn. Boards – good condition – full leather boards with blind tooled borders, general signs of wear. Page edges – good condition – all tanned and foxed. See above and photos. Internally Hinges – good condition – intact. Paste downs – good condition – plain with some marks. End papers – good condition – plain, grubby. Title – good condition – hand written numbers in ink to the front edge, repaired under “The Offices”, and to the page edges, heavily tanned, paper very thin, “to all his loving countrymen” hand written … [Click Below for Full Description]
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