MANWOOD'S TREATISE OF THE FOREST LAWS
by William Nelson
Published by E. Nutt. 1717
Almost very good condition. Shewing Not Only the Laws Now in Force But the Original of Forests, What They Are, and How They Differ from Chases, Parks and Warrens With All Such Things As Are Incident to Either. Together With the Proper Terms of Art, Collected Out of the Common and Statute Laws of This Realm; as Also From the Assises and Iters of Pickering and Lancaster and Several Other Ancient and Learned Authors. Treating Also of the Offices of Agistors, Beadles, Foresters, Keepers, Rangers, Verderors and Woodwards and of the Courts of Attachment Etc. With All the Variety of Cases Relating to Forests, Chases, Parks and Warrens and All the Laws Concerning the Game Made, Adjudged or Repealed Since the Year 1665. The Fourth Edition, Corrected and Enlarged. 7.5 x 4.5 inches. Full brown leather binding. Raised bands, gilt title to spine. 435 pages + 23 pages "The Table".
Endpapers browned. Contents in general very good. Boards scuffed. Top and tail of spine chipped with loss. Corners worn.
Stock no. 628241
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