A Guide to Pleading in the Chancery Courts Wyatt, John [1763 or 1764-1856]. The Practical Register in Chancery. With the Addition of the Modern Cases, And a Copious Index. London: Printed by A. Strahan, 1800. vi, 492 pp. Later three-quarter calf over cloth, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some wear to corners, library stamps along joints, front joint and hinge starting, rear hinge cracked, crack in text block between title page and following leaf, which is partially detached. Moderate toning to text, annotations early hand to a few leaves, library stamp and annotation to title page. $150. * Second and final edition. This digested guide to equity pleading and procedure was first published in 1710. Wyatt presents it a tool to remedy the "evil" of delay, an aspect of the Chancery Courts immortalized in Dickins's Bleak House. English Short-Title Catalogue T121654.
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