"Evasions, Tricks, Turns and Quibbles" [Legal Criticism]. [Law Reform]. [Great Britain]. Law Quibbles: Or, A Treatise of the Evasions, Tricks, Turns and Quibbles, Commonly Used in the Profession of the Law, To the Prejudice of Clients, And Others; Necessary to be Perused by All Attornies, And Those Who Are or May be Concerned in Law Suits, Trials, &c. To Avoid the Many Abuses, Delays and Expences Introduc'd into Practice. With Abstracts of All the Late Statutes for Amending the Law, Relating to Attornies, Arrest and Bail, Bribery, Forgery and Perjury, Juries, Justices of Peace, Prisoners in Execution, Law Process, Rents of Tenants, &c. Under the Proper Heads. And an Essay on the Amendment and Reduction of the Laws of England, And a New Proposed Act of Parliament, For a Thorough Regulation of the Practice of the Law. Corrected and much Enlarged. To Which is Now Added a Second part, Containing Every Curious Precedents of Conveyances in Extraordinary Cases; Likewise Proceedings and Precedents in Chancery, And at Common Law in English; With Law-Notes Thereon. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1736. [viii], 72, 132, 135,  pp. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Later quarter calf over cloth, raised bands, red and black lettering pieces and shelf label to spine, blind-stamped institution name and small security tag to front board, endleaves added. Moderate rubbing to extremities, heavier rubbing to spine with some chipping to ends. Moderate toning to text, slightly heavier in places, light foxing to a few leaves, "14821" in tiny hand to head of title page, institution stamps to foot of title page, endleaves and edges of text block. $200. * Fourth and final edition. First published in 1724, with later editions in 1726, 1729 and 1736, this book offers advice with concise examples and citations. (Topics are listed alphabetically.) This is followed by a hortatory essay on the laws of England with suggestions for legal reform. The New Propos'd Act of Parliament listed on the title page, is not, in fact, included in this work (all editions). All editions of this work are scarce. English Short-Title Catalogue T94359.
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