Foreign Attachment in the Mayor's Court of London Brandon, Woodthorpe [1813-1887]. A Treatise Upon the Customary Law of Foreign Attachment, And the Practice of the Mayor's Court of the City of London Therein. With Forms of Procedure. London: Butterworths, 1861. xix, 243, ; 21,  pp. Main text followed by publisher catalogue. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary textured cloth, blind frames to boards, blind fillets and gilt title to spine, untrimmed edges, several signatures unopened. Light rubbing and a few minor stains to boards, light fading near top-edge of rear board, moderate rubbing to extremities, spine ends and corners bumped, rear joint just starting at head, early owner signature (C.W. Brandon) to front free endpaper, moderate toning to interior. $450. * Only edition. This treatise addresses the legal process by which a third party, rather than the creditor, attaches a debtor's property according to the practice of the Mayor's Court of London. Brandon was an authority on the Mayor's Court and the customary laws of London. OCLC locates 11 copies in North American law libraries. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:40.
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