The Pocket Conveyancer, Or Attorney's Useful Companion, Containing...
The "Attorney's Useful Companion" Gentleman of Lincoln's Inn. The Pocket Conveyancer; Or Attorney's Useful Companion: Containing Variety of the Most Approved Precedents, Both Special and Common; Particularly Calculated for the Use of Attornies and Their Clerks, And All Gentlemen of the Law. Also Very Necessary for Gentlemen, Landlords, Tenants, Stewards, Masters, Servants, Apprentices, &c. As it Consists of the Most Useful Precedents of Agreements. Appointments. Assignments. Awards. Bargains and Sales. Bills of Sale. Bonds. Covenants. Declarations of Trust. Deeds of Gift. Defeazances. Discharges. Disclaimer. Exchanges. Fines. Grants. Leases. Letters of Attorney. Letters of Licence and Composition, Memorials, Mortgages. Partitions. Partnership. Recoveries. Releases. Revocation. Separation. Settlements. Uses. Wills, &c. &c. Compiled from the Best Authors who have Written on These Subjects. The Second Edition, With the Addition of Many Excellent Original Precedents. London: Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, Law-Printers to His Majesty; for W. Owen [et al.], 1773. Two volumes. ix, , 362; [xiv], 323 pp. 12mo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, raised bands, renewed lettering pieces and black stamped dates and volume numbers to spines, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and some scuffing and scratching to boards, a few shallow gouges to boards of Vol. II, moderate rubbing to extremities, "Pocket Conveyancer" written on head of spines in an early hand, Vol. II lettering piece loosening slightly but secure, front joint of Vol. II just starting at foot, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked or starting, small bookseller's ticket to front pastedowns, upper portion of front free endpapers excised (to remove ownership signature), rear pastedown of Vol. II loose. Light toning to interior, light creasing to a few leaves, negligible light foxing to a few pages, internally clean. $450. * Second edition. The author arranged this manual and chose a small format so it could be used "by county attornies and their clerks, who have frequent occasions to be at market-towns, and indeed by all who are at any time absent from the office" (volume I, vi). This title's first edition was published in 1760, its third and final edition in 1783. All editions of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 4 copie.
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