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The Course and Practice of the Court of Common-pleas, At Westminster. Thomas Cory.

The Course and Practice of the Court of Common-pleas, At Westminster..

"Fitted to the Practice Used at This Day" Cory, Thomas [d.1656]. The Course and Practice of the Court of Common-Pleas, At Westminster. Heretofore Written by Thomas Cory, Esq; Late Chief Prothonotary Thereof. And Now Continued, And Fitted to the Practice Used at This Day, With Additions by W.B. a Clerk of the Same Court. London: Printed by John Streeter, Henry Twyford [et al.], 1672. [iv], 46, [2] pp. Quarto (7" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, light browning, occasional faint dampspotting, light soiling to exterior, early inkstains and brief markings to title page, which is neatly detached, a few other leaves partially detached. $450. * Only edition. This clearly written guide provides a good overview of everyday practice and procedure in the Court of Common Pleas during the later years of the Restoration period. OCLC locates 8 copies, 3 in North America (Library of Congress, Peabody-Essex Museum, UT-Austin). The ESTC locates 2 additional copies, both in North America (California State Library, Folger Shakespeare Library). English Short-Title Catalogue R229402.

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