Final Edition of a Popular Early Guide to the Daily Practice of English Law [G.T., Of Staple Inn]. The Practick Part of the Law: Shewing the Office of an Attorney, And a Guide for Solicitors in All the Courts of Westminster: Viz. The Courts of Chancery, King's-Bench, Common-Pleas, And Exchequer, With the Manner of Their Proceedings in Any Action, Real, Personal or Mix'd, 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 Large Additions by Several Practisers of the Several Courts, And Brought Down to the Year 1724. With a New and Exact Table to the Whole. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1724. [iv], 599,  pp. Includes one-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, lettering piece, gilt-edged raised bands, and gilt ornaments to spine, gilt fillets to board edges, hinges mended. A few negligible nicks and scratches to boards, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, early armorial bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning to text, faint dampstaining in places, limited mostly to margins, light soiling and early owner signature to title page. An attractive copy. $500. * Final edition of a work first published in 1652. 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 N112845.
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