Plain Directions for Making Wills in Conformity with the Law...
A Popular Layman's Guide to Drafting Wills Hudson, J[ohn] C[orrie]. Plain Directions for Making Wills in Conformity with the Law, And Particularly with Reference to the Act 7 Will. 4. & 1 Vict. c. 26: To Which is Added a Clear Exposition of the Law Relating to the Distribution of Personal Estate in the Case of Intestacy. London: Printed for Longman, Orme, Green, And Longmans, 1838. iv, 92, 4 pp. Main text followed by 4 pp. publisher catalogue. 12mo. (5-3/4" x 3-3/4"). Flexible moire cloth with decorative blind stamping, gilt title to front board, all edges gilt. Light rubbing to boards, somewhat heavier rubbing to extremities, light toning to interior, rear hinge cracked, a few partial cracks to text, all leaves secure. $150. * Sixth edition, one of eight editions published in 1838. This popular layman's pocket-sized handbook had a ninth edition in 1839 and a final "New Edition" in 1859. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:174.
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