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An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716. by  Matthew Dutton - First Edition - 1717 - from Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M)  (SKU: 34133)

An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716.

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An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716.

by Dutton, Matthew

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Dublin: James Carson, 1717. 4to (20.7 cm, 8.2"). [4], 263, [1], xv, [25] pp.

Uncommon first edition: the "Scope and Intendment of every Paragraph" of the Irish statutes, designed to be of use both "those that have not, as those that have these Statutes at large" (p. [iii]). The author published several other studies of Irish law, including The Office and Authority of a Justice of Peace for Ireland, The Laws of Masters and Servants in Ireland (one of the earliest English-language works to focus on the field of labor law), and The Office and Authority of Sheriffs, Under-Sheriffs, Deputies, County-Clerks, and Coroners, in Ireland.
    ESTC. COPAC, and WorldCat locate => only four U.S. institutional holdings, one in Ireland, and one in Britain, but we know of a copy at the Irish National Library that is not found in those databases.
    Provenance: Title-page with inked inscription of Redmond Pursell (possibly Purcell), dated 1717; verso inscribed "Patt. Weldon his hand, dated May the 4th 1777," with "Patr. Weldon, His Book" on the first preface page and another Pursell/Purcell inscription on the first text page.
    
    ESTC N31275. Modern leather old style with most of original covers laid down on the modern boards, spine with blind-tooled raised bands and gilt-stamped leather label; original leather worn and cracked. First few leaves with edges darkened/chipped and those fly-leaves with edge tears; title-page and preface margins repaired. Inked inscriptions as above, title-page additionally with later inked institutional shelf number and "withdrawn" note; fly-leaves with early inked calculations and budget notes; three instances of early inked marginalia and two printed shouldernotes with marks of emphasis. Pages age-toned with scattered small spots (a few signatures darkened or with more notable spotting), some corners bumped, smudges to last few leaves; one leaf with small hole with loss of seven letters. Solid, usable, and attractive on the shelf.

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Philadelphia Rare Books & Manuscripts Co., LLC (PRB&M) US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
34133
Title
An exact abridgment of all the publick printed Irish statutes of Queen Anne and King George, in force and use, to the end of the first session of this present parliament. Anno Dom. 1716.
Author
Dutton, Matthew
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
James Carson
Place of Publication
Dublin
Date published
1717
Size
4to (20.7 cm, 8.2"). [4], 263, [1], xv, [25] pp.

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