With Interesting Content on Land Valuation [Land Law]. [Great Britain]. [Jacob, Giles (1686-1744), Attributed]. The Land-Purchaser's Companion: And the Laws Relating to Tenants and Tenures. Containing I. The Years Purchase All Sorts of Lands, Tenements, Rents, Reversions, &c. Are Worth Valuation of Wood, Timber, Tithes, Annuities, &c. With Contracts for Sales. II. A Summary of All the Laws and Statutes Concerning Purchases of Lands, tenements, Rents, &c. And the Common Deeds for Conveying and Assigning of the Same, Mortgages, &c. III. An Abridgement of the Laws Relating to All Kinds of Tenures and Occupiers of Estates: Of Leases, demand and Tender of Rent, Distresses or Replevin, Waste, &c. With Precedents of Grants, Leases, &c. Interspersed. To Which are Added, The Laws and Statutes Relating to Tithes, So Far as They Concern Tenants: The Law of Ejectments; Rentals of Estates, Accounts of Rents, &c. [London]: Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1720. xi,, 283,  pp. Final leaf is a 2 pp. publisher catalogue 12mo. (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, gilt tooling to board edges. Blind fillets along joints, raised bands to spine. A few light stains and minor nicks and scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, front joint starting at head, corners bumped, rear hinge cracked, crack in text block between front endleaf and title page, "Glass Cuphoard" and struck through signature, both in early hands, to front pastedown. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing in a few places. $1,350. * Only edition. Directed at potential purchasers, this unusual guide discusses land valuation and its associated legal problems. Some sources attribute this work to Giles Jacob, a claim rejected by the ESTC. This is a scarce title. OCLC locates 3 copies in North American law libraries (Library of Congress, University of Washington, Yale). The ESTC adds 1 more (Harvard). English Short-Title Catalogue (ESTC) T82732.
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