"A Standard Work of Great Practical Utility" Archbold, John Frederick [1785-1870]. Jervis, John [1802-1856], Editor. Welsby, W.N. [1802?-1864], Editor. Archbold's Summary of the Law Relating to Pleading and Evidence in Criminal Cases; With the Statutes, Precedents of Indictments, &c., And the Evidence Necessary to Support Them by John Jervis. Much Enlarged and Improved by W.N. Welsby. New York: Banks, Gould & Co., Law Booksellers/Albany: Gould, Banks & Gould, 1846. xlii, 860 pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor nicks and stains to boards, light fading near top-edges, moderate rubbing to extremities, light fading and tiny stain to spine, early owner signature (A.H. Ware) to front free endpaper. Negligible light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, light foxing to endleaves, offsetting to margins of endleaves and title page. A well-preserved copy. $250. * Fifth American, from the tenth London Edition (1846), to which it is star-paged. First published in London in 1822, this work had its first American edition in 1824. Seven American editions followed by 1860. Marvin, referring to the fourth American edition, says "this treatise is a standard work of great practical utility in England and America.": Legal Bibliography 67. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3685.
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