ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, 1828
(PHILADELPHIA) MILLER, C.S. A Digest of the Ordinances of the Corporation of the City of Philadelphia; and of the Acts of Assembly Relating Thereto. Philadelphia: Robert Desilver, 1828. Octavo, modern half brown calf, red morocco spine label. $450.
In addition to ordinances regarding the widening of streets and the repair of pavements, the Assembly passed a pet law, requiring that “dogs wear both a metal or leather collar engraved with the owner’s name and address and ‘a substantial, safe, wire-basket muzzle, enclosing the whole mouth” (Katherine Grier). Shaw & Shoemaker 34742. Owner signature dated 1828.
Slightly foxed. A very good copy, attractively bound.