"The Nature and End of the Writ of Error" [Writs]. [Great Britain]. The Law of Errors and Writs of Errors. Being a Treatise Wherein is Contained the Nature and End of the Writ of Error. The Several Sorts of Writs of Error. Wherein and When a Writ of Error is a Supersede as or Not. Errors in Law and Errors in Fact. How and When Errors are to be Assigned and by Whom, And What Things are Assignable for Error. Of Bail in Error, According to the Statute. What Shall be Said a Prosecution with Effect, Or Not. Upon What Judgements Error Lies Not. In What Courts Error to be Brought, And Within What Time. Of Errors in the Exchequer-Chamber; And to what Actions the Statute Extends, And to What Not. Errors of Judgments in Inferior Courts Under Several Titles. Errors to Reverse Outlawries, Fines and Recoveries. Of Reversing Judgments in Wales and in Ireland by Writ of Error. Or Joynder in Error. Together with the Pleadings. And How an Erroneous Judgment May be Avoided by Plea, Or Not. What Things May be Pleaded in Bar of Error. How Many Ways Errors May be Aided. How, And when the Record Shall be Said to be Removed. Of Diminution. The Several Statutes of Feofails, And to What they do not Extend; And how the Errors in Parliament may be Brought, And the Effect Thereof: With Other Useful Cases Relating to Errors. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, Esqs, 1703. [xxxii], 335,  pp. Lacking initial publisher advertisement leaf. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and faint residue from early paper shelf label to spine. Light rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, tiny chip to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges partially cracked, rear free endpaper lacking. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, light soiling to title page and verso of final leaf of index. A nice copy of a scarce title. $750. * Only edition. A thorough guide to writs of error and their relating procedures at the beginning of the eighteenth century. English Short-Title Catalogue T123879.
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