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The First Part of Symboleographie. Which may be Termed, The Art. William West.

The First Part of Symboleographie. Which may be Termed, The Art...

One of the Earliest English Texts that Addresses Conveyancing West, William. The First Part of Symboleographie which May be Termed, The Art, or Description, of Instruments and Presidents. First Collected by William West of the Inner Temple Esquire. And Since Augmented with Divers New Presidents Formerly Printed. Originally published: London: Printed by Miles Flesher, 1647. [624] pp. Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778721. ISBN-10: 1584778725. Hardcover. New. $95. * One of the earliest English texts that addresses conveyancing, it was first published in 1590 and 1594. It is a general practical treatise on English law under its several divisions, and was held in great esteem at the time. The demand for it was so great that West immediately began to prepare a second edition, practically rewriting the whole book." Marvin adds: "West's Symboleography has always been esteemed a book of authority...and contains not only precedents in conveyancing, but of indictments, and of proceedings in chancery.": Legal Bibliography (1847) 726.

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