Barnes's Notes of Cases [Barnes, Henry (d.1773)]. Notes of Cases in Points of Practice: Taken in the Court of Common Pleas at Westminister, From Michaelmas Term 1732, The Sixth Year of King George II. 1732. To Easter Term, The Thirteenth Year of King George II. 1740. Inclusive. By a Gentleman of the Middle Temple. [London]: Printed for R. and B. Nutt, 1740. [xl], 364 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Recent cloth, gilt title and blind fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light soiling to boards, light toning to text, light foxing to preliminaries and a few other places. $100. * First edition. "Sir Francis Buller...spoke of Barnes as a writer 'who has indeed, in general, reported the practice of the court with accuracy" (Wallace). Digested by topic, his Notes went through several issues, the last one in 1790. Wallace, The Reporters 432-433. English Short-Title Catalogue N68636.
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