Guidance for Young Clerks [Practitioner in the Law]. The Young Clerk's Magazine: Or, English Law-Repository: Containing a Variety of the Most Useful Precedents of Articles of Agreement, Bonds, Bills, Recognizances, Releases, Letters and Warrants of Attorney, Awards, Bills of Sale, Gifts, Grants, Leases, Assignments, Mortgages, Surrenders, Jointures, Covenants, Copartnerships, Charterparties, Letters of Licence, Compositions, Conveyances, Partitions, Wills, And All Other Instruments that Relate to Publick Business: With Necessary Directions for Making Distresses for Rent, &c. As the Law Between Landlord and Tenant Now Stands. To Which is Added The Doctrine of Fines and Recoveries, And Their Forms: Together with Those of Common Writs, Affidavits, Memorials for Registring Deeds, &c. In Middlesex; as Also a Choice Collection of Declarations in the King's Bench and Common Pleas. By the Author of The Student's Law-Dictionary, in 8vo, Revised and Corrected. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, 1740. [iv], 192,  pp. Lacking 2 plates (illustrating Court hands), 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, faint dampstaining to preliminaries and a few other leaves, rear hinge starting, faint early owner signature to front endleaf. A handsomely bound copy of a scarce title. $150. * Second edition. First published in 1739, with "Practitoner in the Law" listed as the author, this is a formbook with a section containing instructions for conveyancing. It was intended for law clerks, lawyers and laymen. It went through six editions in London, the last one in 1772, and four editions in Philadelphia published in 1774, 1788, 1792 and 1795. English Short-Title Catalogue N14348.
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