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Manwood, John
A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest, Wherein is Declared Not Onely...
1665. London, 1665. 3d ed. The First Work on the Law of the King's Forest Manwood, John [d.1610]. A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest, Wherein is Declared Not Only Those Laws, As They are Now in Force, But Also the Original and Beginning of Forests; And What a Forest is in its Own Proper Nature, and Wherein the Same Doth Differ from a Chase, A Park or a Warren, Wit All Such Things as are Incident or Belonging Thereunto, With the Several Proper Terms of Art. Also a Treatise of the Pourallee, Declaring what Pourallee is, How the Same First Began, What Pourallee May Do, How he May Hunt and Use his Own Pourallee, How Far he May Pursue and Follow After His Chase; Together with the Limits and Bounds as Well of the Forest, As the Pourallee. Collected, As Well Out of the Common Laws and Statutes of this Land; As also Out of Sundry Learned Ancient Authors, And Out of the Assises of Pickering and Lancaster by John Manwood. Whereunto are Added the Statutes of the Forest; A Treatise of the Several Offices of Verderors, Regardors and Forestors, and the Courts of Attachments, Swanimote and Justice-seat of the Forest, And Certain Principal Cases, Judgments, And Entries of the Assises of Pickering and Lancaster. Never Heretofore Printed for the Publique. Corrected, And Much Inlarged. London: Printed for the Company of Stationers, 1665. [xxiv], 552 pp. Quarto (7-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, rebacked in period style, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, hinges mended, spine varnished. A few minor scuffs and stains to boards, corners lightly bumped, front j … [Click Below for Full Description]
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