Attributed to Matthew Bacon, Robert Foley, Sir Geoffrey Gilbert and Henry Pooley 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 and For Henry Lintot, 1756. [xxviii], 417, ; [xxiii], 780 pp. Folio (13-3/4" x 8-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing, light soiling to margins in a few places, tiny library stamps to title pages and a few other leaves. $750. * Fourth 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 T97047.
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