The Extraordinary Black Book; an Exposition of Abuses in Church and State, Courts of Law, Representation, Municipal and Corporate Bodies; with a Precis of the House of Commons, Past, Present, and to Come.

By: Anon

Price: £75.00

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


. ..corrected to the present time.... Spine splitting. Boards scuffed/rubbed. Paper title label to spine. Corners and head/tail of spine bumped. Extremities rubbed. Name/Writing on front paste down. Loss to top of e/p. 684 pp. Black and white frontispiece. 'The Black Book is the Encyclopedia of English Politics for the Georgian era, and will last as long as the abuses it exposes shall endure. ' contents include; Church of England, Origin and Tenure of Church Property, Sinecurism, non residence, pluralities, church discipline, Patronage of the Church, Rapacity of the Clergy Exemplified, Origin and defects of the Church Liturgy, Church of Ireland, Revenues of the Crown, Civil List, The Artistocracy, Law and Courts of Law, Exposition of the Funding System, The East India Company, The Bank of England, Places, Pensions, Sinecures, Reversions, Half Pay and Superannuations etc etc. Loss to last couple of pages of index, blank and rear e/p. Name/Writing on rear board. Rear board detached. Internally tight.; 001853; 8vo

Title: The Extraordinary Black Book; an Exposition of Abuses in Church and State, Courts of Law, Representation, Municipal and Corporate Bodies; with a Precis of the House of Commons, Past, Present, and to Come.

Author Name: Anon

Categories: Older/Uncatalogued,

Edition: New and Enlarged Edn,

Publisher: London, Effingham Wilson,: 1832

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 001853

Keywords: History Politics Church Religion Anti Reform Government.british Politics.