Attributed to Matthew Bacon, Robert Foley, Sir Geoffrey Gilbert and Henry Pooley A Gentleman of the Middle Temple. A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery, &c. With Several Cases Never Before Published, Alphabetically Digested Under Proper Titles; With Notes and References to the Whole. And Three Tables, The First of the Names of the Cases, The Second of the Several Titles, With Their Divisions and Subdivisions; And the Third, Of the Matter Under General Heads. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1734. [xxviii], 417,  pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and scuffing to boards, light rubbing to spine, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, front joints starting at ends. Light toning to text, occasional light soiling to head of text block, faint dampstaining to foot of text block in a few places, light foxing to preliminaries and a few other leaves. An appealing copy. $750. * Second edition, "Corrected." First published in 1732, this set of reports has been attributed to Matthew Bacon, Robert Foley, Sir Geoffrey Gilbert, Henry Pooley or a combination of these authors. Marvin, believes about half of the reports were by Pooley, "a lawyer of great eminence in his time." Viner says Pooley was the sole reporter. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 48. Viner, A General Abridgment of Law and Equity XXI:489. English Short-Title Catalogue T98194.
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