A Popular Guide to the Daily Practice of English Law [G.T., Of Staple Inn]. The Practick Part of the Law: Shewing the Office of an Attorney, And a Guide for Solicitors in the Courts of the Chancery, King's-Bench, Common-Pleas and Exchequer, With the Manner of Their Proceedings in any Action Real, Personal, Or Mixt (From the Original to the Execution) in All Courts, With the Exact Fees of All Officers and Ministers of Those Courts: To Which is Added the Practice of the Courts in the City of London, Court of Admiralty, Ecclesiastical Courts, And Other Inferior Courts in the Country. Carefully Revised, Corrected, And Much Enlarged, With an Exact Table, Wherein are Contained all the Principal Matters in the Whole Book. London: Printed by the assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1681. [viii], 592 [i.e. 590],  pp. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands to spines, gilt tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and a few minor stains and nicks to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and moderately worn, front pastedown just beginning to come loose, front free endpaper lacking, large chip and illegible early signatures to rear free endpaper and verso of title page. Moderate toning to interior, faint dampstaining to foot of text block in a few places, stain from laid-in flower to center of title page and following few leaves. An attractive copy in a well-preserved binding. $350. * Later edition of a work first published in 1652. This early guide outlines the daily practice of the law in England. A useful and popular work, it went through several editions, the final appearing in 1724. English Short-Title Catalogue R184827.
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