"The Art, or Description, of Instruments and Presidents" West, William. The Second Part of Symboleography, Newly Corrected and Amended, and Verie Much Enlarged in All the Foure Severall Treatises. 1 Of Fines and Concords. 2 Of Common Recoveries. 3 Of Offences and Indictments. 4 Of Compromises and Arbitrements. Whereunto is Annexed Another Treatise of Equitie: The Jurisdiction, and Proceedings of the High Court of Chancerie; of Supplications, Bils, and Answeres; and of Certaine Writs and Commissions Issuing Thence, and There Also Returnable: Likewise Much Augmented with Divers Presidents, for the Same Purpose, Beginning at the 144. Section, and Continuing to the End of Bils and Answers. With an Addition of Some Necessarie Examplars to be Used in His Majesties Court of Exchequer, Wards and Liveries, and Starre-Chamber. Hereunto is Also Added a Table for the More Easie and Readie Finding of Matters, Herein Contained. Originally published: London: Printed by Miles Flesher and Robert Young, 1641. [722 pp.] Reprinted 2008 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778745. 1SBN-10: 1584778741. Hardcover. New. $95. * This second part follows The First Part of Symbolographie. With forms. 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 726.
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