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The Game Law: Or, A Collection of the Laws and Statutes Made for...
1711. London, 1711. 3rd edition. "Laws and Statutes Made for the Preservation of the Game" [Game Law]. [Great Britain]. The Game Law: Or, A Collection of the Laws and Statutes Made for the Preservation of the Game of this Kingdom. Drawn into a Short and Easy Method, for the Information of All Gentlemen, And Caution of Others. To Which is Now Added, An Abstract of The Act, The 9th of Q. Anne, For Making the Act for the Better Preservation of the Game, Perpetual, And More Effectual. London: Printed by J.N. For A.R. And Sold by S. Butler, At Bernard's-Inn-Gate in Holborn, 1711. viii, 76, 4 pp. 12mo. (6" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep with recent calf rebacking, blind rules to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine, hinges mended. Minor scratches and nicks to boards, corners bumped and lightly worn. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves. A handsome copy. $350. * Third edition. An early example of environmental law, this handbook for hunters and fishermen outlines the laws and statutes relating to the conservation of game and fish. First published in 1705, it went through eight later editions, the last in 1819. A fourth edition was also published in 1711. No copies of the third edition located on OCLC. The ESTC locates 6 copies, 4 in North America, none in law libraries. English Short-Title Catalogue T145438.
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