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The Present Practice of the Court of King's Bench [With] The Present. Joseph Harrison.
The Present Practice of the Court of King's Bench [With] The Present..
The Present Practice of the Court of King's Bench [With] The Present..

The Present Practice of the Court of King's Bench [With] The Present..

Excellent Guides to Practice in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas During the 1700s. Harrison, Joseph. The Present Practice of the Court of King's Bench, With Large Notes and Observations, From the Best Authorities, And the Rules of Court. In a Method Intirely New. To Which are Added, Necessary Precedents, and a Complete Table to the Whole. In Two Volumes. London: Printed by S. Richardson and C. Lintot, 1761. [ii], 554 pp. [With] Harrison, Joseph. The Present Practice of the Court of Common Pleas, With Large Notes and Observations, From the Best Authorities, And the Rules of Court. In a Method Intirely New. To Which are Added, Necessary Precedents, and a Complete Table to the Whole. London: Printed by S. Richardson and C. Lintot, 1761. [iii], 580 pp. Title page preceded by 1 pp. publisher advertisement. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and blind-stamped volume numbers to spines, lettering pieces lacking. Light rubbing and some minor nicks, scratches and inkstains to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, front board of Common Pleas partially detached but secure, front hinge of King's Bench partially cracked, pastedowns of both volumes loose, minor worming to lower margins of preliminaries of King's Bench (a single worm hole continues to p. 198). Moderate toning to text, occasional light soiling to margins, annotations in early hand to a few leaves, later struck-through owner stamps to title pages, early owner signature to front endleaf of King's Bench. $350. * Only edition. Harrison, who also published a guide to the Court of Chancery, was an expert on practice and procedure. His works on the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, though bibliographically distinct, are often found as two-volume sets. Both titles are scarce. OCLC locates 3 copies of King's Bench in North American law libraries (Jenkins, University of Georgia, University of Virginia), 4 of Common Pleas (LA County Law Library, Southern Methodist University, University of Georgia, University of Virginia). English Short-Title Catalogue T127632, N20952.

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