Gilbert on Wills (and Related Topics) Gilbert, Sir Geoffrey [1674-1726]. The Law of Devises, Revocations, and Last Wills To Which is Added, Choice Precedents of Wills. [London]: Printed by Henry Lintot, 1756. viii, , 254,  pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, hinges reinforced with cloth tape. Light rubbing, a few minor scuffs and inkspots to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, tiny chip to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in a few places, early owner inscription and signature to head of title page. Ex-library. Location label and gilt-stamped library name to foot of spine. $300. * First edition. Gilbert was a prolific author, but this is his only work on wills. A well-written work, its scope includes equity rules. The final edition of this work, the fourth, was published in 1792. English Short-Title Catalogue T95576.
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