"Rudiments of Law" Jacob, Giles [1686-1744]. Hargrave, John, Editor. A Law Grammar, Or Rudiments of Law. London: William Crofts, 1840. xii, 266,  pp. Folding table (of descents). Includes two-page publisher catalogue at rear. Octavo (7-1/2" 4-1/2"). Contemporary quarter-cloth over paper-covered boards, printed paper title label to spine. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities. Moderate toning to text, underlining to a few passages, interior otherwise clean. $250. * Eighth and final edition. A terse but wide-ranging compendium of legal definitions, grounds and principles, maxims, moot points and cases, and terms of art, which Jacob intended for the instruction of "all youth at our Universities, or Inns of court, and young gentlemen in their private education.": Preface. The first edition was published in 1744. The final edition was reprinted in Boston in 1850. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:34(45).
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