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The Laws of England Concerning the Game, of Hunting, Hawking, Fishing and Fowling.... by  William Nelson - 1736 - from Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB (SKU: 021541)

The Laws of England Concerning the Game, of Hunting, Hawking, Fishing and Fowling....

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The Laws of England Concerning the Game, of Hunting, Hawking, Fishing and Fowling....

by Nelson, William

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London: E. And R. Nutt and R. Gofling(printers) for Ward and Chandler, 1736. 12mo. 3rd edition with large additions. 248pp., [34]pp. index. This work also covers laws pertaining to how the game was caught: gun, dogs, nets, etc. together with the nature of the proceedings in several courts, their methods and oaths of the respective officers.....To which is now added, (never before published) English forms of convictions, declarations, indictments, justifications, licences(sic), and more. This edition contains not only the forms of original writs, indictments, convictions, etc....but also instructions in relating to forest game or game elsewhere. The introduction discusses the early wars with Briton and the Saxons and how game was plentiful and no laws were needed but soon the animals of the forest needed to be preserved. Laws were then put into effect. This book gives details when certain animals can be hunted, where and by whom. It also gives information on laws of fishing and duck hunting and more. A very nice copy bound in resent 1/4 brown leather over marbled paper covered boards, raised bands, black leather label gilt, endpapers renewed.

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Alcuin Books, ABAA-ILAB US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
021541
Title
The Laws of England Concerning the Game, of Hunting, Hawking, Fishing and Fowling....
Author
Nelson, William
Book condition
Used
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Publisher
E. And R. Nutt and R. Gofling(printers) for Ward and Chandler
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1736
Keywords
Hunting Game Deer Hawks Fishing Ducks Salmon
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Alcuin Books located in Old Town Scottsdale is a store with 15,000 serious books for the collector or scholar. We have ample parking in front of the store for those who wish to browse our holdings.

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raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books.  The bands are created...[more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
12mo
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marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...[more]

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