Book #74551
Item #74551 A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries. Replevin.
A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries...

A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries...

The Law of Replevin in the Early Eighteenth Century [Replevin]. A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries , &c., Containing the Method of Proceedings Therein in the Courts at Westminster, County-Courts, Hundred-Courts, Courts-Baron, &c., Shewing How the Law is Alter'd by the Late Statute of the Eleventh of King George II. For the More Effectual Securing the Payment of Rents, And Preventing Frauds by Tenants, &c. To Which are Added, Divers Statutes Touching the Office of Sheriffs, And Passing Their Patents and Accompts; And Also the Law Concerning Elections and Returns of Members of Parliament, &c. Useful to All Sheriffs, Landlords, Tenants, Farmers, Stewards, Bailiffs, &c. To Inform Them How to Proceed Regularly in Taking Distresses, &c. Corrected, And Continued Down to the Present Year. [London] Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, (Assigns of E. Sayer, Esq.) for J. Worrall, 1739. viii, 164, [8] pp. Includes 1 pp. publisher advertisement. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, blind fillets, gilt title and gilt publication date to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to interior, light soiling and edgewear to preliminaries, early owner signature (Edith Philipps) and offsetting to front endleaf, illegible early annotation to foot of title page. $650. * Second and final edition, enlarged, the best edition of this work. First published in 1718, this was the first treatise on replevins, distresses and related topics. Well-arranged, it offers an excellent overview of this legal area as it existed in the first half of the eighteenth century. OCLC locates 9 copies in North American Law Libraries. This edition not in Sweet & Maxwell. English Short-Title Catalogue T123428.

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