"Exercitations" for Thoughtful Lawyers Hargrave, Francis [1741?-1821]. Jurisconsult Exercitations. London: Sold by W. Clarke and Sons, 1811-1813. Three volumes. Quarto (10-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Recent cloth, gilt titles and blind fillets to cloth, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, torn corner in Volume I (pp. 237-38) repaired with archival tape, internally clean. Ex-library. Small inkstamps to title pages. An attractive set. $500. * Only edition. A compendium of thirty-five arguments, observations, opinions, and notes on a wide range of cases and topics, such as the illegality of domestic slavery in England, the inescheatability of trusts in inheritance, fines of land, taxing out of parliament, the rule in Shelley's Case, the legal time of human birth and the Walpole Case of mutual wills. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:156.
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