"For The Common Benefit of the Professors of the Law" Clift, Henry. Ingleby, Charles. A New Book of Declarations, Pleadings, Verdicts, Judgments, And Judicial Writs; With the Entries Thereupon. Many of the Same Being Upon New Cases and Statutes in the Late Reign. With Various Other Useful and Necessary Entries. Compiled by Mr. Henry Clift, Late of Furnivals-Inn. And Now Digested and Published for the Common Benefit of the Professors of the Law, By Sir Charles Ingleby, Knight, Serjeant at Law. With a Perfect Table to the Whole. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, Esqs.; for Jane Wotton [et al.], 1719. [iv], 939,  pp. Folio (12" x 8"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, lettering piece, black-stamped publication date and black-stamped library initials (?) to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, some chipping to head of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front hinge starting, crack in text block near rear hinge. Moderate toning, faint dampspotting in a few places, faint dampstaining to fore-edges of a few leaves, light soiling to preliminaries, a few brief early annotations and a struck-through signature to title page. $250. * Second and final edition, a reissue of the first edition with a new title page. The first edition was published in 1703. Ingleby produced this book from manuscripts acquired after Clift's death. The forms are arranged alphabetically by topic with an appendix of miscellaneous precedents. This book is discussed by Holdsworth in the chapter on eighteenth-century legal literature in the History of English Law (XII:356). English Short-Title Catalogue T126604.
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