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A Collection of the Public General Statues,

Passed in the Fifty-ninth Year of the Reign of His Majesty King George the Third: Being the First Session of the Sixth Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.

1819 - London - George Eyre and Andrew Strahan

11" by 9"; xxiv, 979pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

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A hardback copy of A Collection of Public General Statutes from 1819.

A fascinating look into the Acts proposed, carried and passed during 1819, a year before King George III died. Interestingly, the very first Act put forward was 'An Act to provide for the Care of His Majesty's Royal Person during the Continuance of His Majesty's Illness' (iii); presumably a reference to the 'madness' that plagued him. 

The first edition.

CONDITION

In a half calf binding with gilt lettering to spine. Externally, sound with edgewear, discolouration to the boards and cracking to the spine. Joints failed. Front hinge failed with board held by cords only. Rear hinge intact. Dust soiling to fore-edge. Head of spine loose. Slight spotting to pastedowns and free endpapers. Internally, smart with spotting to title page and page iii. Scattered lighter spotting throughout. Otherwise pages are clean, mildly age toned and firmly bound. Overall: GOOD ONLY

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