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ADDINGTON (Sir William). An Abridgment [sic] of Penal Statutes, which exhibits at one View, The Offence; the Punishment or Penalty annexed to that Offence; The Mode of Recovering and Application of the Penalty; The Number of Witnesses and Justices necessary to convict the Offender; With a Reference to the Chapter and Section of the enacting Statute. By William Addington, Esq. One of the Magistrates presiding at the Public Office in Bow Street.1775

London: Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, Law Printers to the King's Most Excellent Majesty; for P. Uriel, in Inner Temple Lane; T. Cadell, in the Strand; E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry; and J. Robson, New Bond Street, First Edition, oblong 8vo, short tear on final leaf (no loss of text), viii, 558, [38] pp., contemporary calf, rubbed, hinges cracked, morocco label. Later editions are in the quarto format. Contains a long list of 1,532 "Offences" that includes, Buggery, Burglary, maiming Cattle, counterfeiting Coins, Forging bank-bills, apprehending Highwaymen, killing Deer, destroying Mines, Murder, payments to the Poor, Rape, Robbing the Mail, Smugglers, etc., and the "Penalties and Punishments" to be applied. Sweet and Maxwell, 138, (2).

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