Popular Early Guide to the Daily Practice of English Law G.T., Of Staple Inne. The Practick Part of the Law: Shewing the Office of an Attorny, And a Guide for Solicitors in All the Courts of Westminster. Viz. The Courts of Chancery, Kings-Bench, Common-Pleas and Exchequer, With the Manner of Their Proceedings in Any Action Real, Personal or Mixt, From the Original to the Execution. As Also the Practice of the Courts in the City of London, Court of Admiralty, Ecclesiastical Courts, And Other Inferior Courts in the Country. With the Exact Table of Fees of All the Said Courts at Westminster as They Were Delivered Into the House of Commons, With the Abstract of the Parchment and Paper Act by Order of the Queen and Council. With Large Additions by Several Practisers of the Several Courts, And Brought Down to the Year 1702. With a New and Exact Table to the Whole. London: Printed for the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1702. [viii], 583, ; 16; , 120,  pp. An Abstract of the Act and An Exact Table of Fees have separate title pages, pagination and registers. An exact Table is "The fourth edition, with additions", with imprint: "Printed by the assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, Esquires; for John Walthoe"; 'An abstract' has imprint: "Printed by Charles Bill, And the Executrix of Tho. Newcomb: And sold by J. Walthoe." Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-1/2"). Recent period-style calf, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, chips to corners of a few leaves, light soiling to title page. A nice copy. $500. * Later edition of a work first published in 1652, one of two issues from 1702. This early guide outlines the daily practice of the law in England. A useful and popular work, it went through several editions, the final appearing in 1724. English Short-Title Catalogue N38435.
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