The Law of Executions: Or, A Treatise Shewing and Explaining the...
Scarce Eighteenth-Century Treatise on Executions C[arter], S[amuel]. The Law of Executions: Or, A Treatise Shewing and Explaining the Nature of Executions in Several Rules, And Who May Sue Execution or Not, And Against What Persons. By and Out of what Court Execution to be Awarded. The Several Sorts of Execution, And When to be Sued Out. To What Time Execution Shall Relate, As to Lands, As to Goods. Executions Joint or Several. Capias ad Satisfac.' Fiori Facias, How the Property of the Goods is Altered by the Sheriffs Seizure, Or Not. Stat. 29 Car. 2 c. 3. Explained. Habere fac' Possessionem. What Execution After Ca' Sa', Elegit, &c. Scire-Facias, the Nature and Reason of It, And Process. Elegit. Levari Facias. Extent, The Nature of It. Of Re-Extent. Stat. 32 H.8. C. 5. Explained. What Things are Extendible, And in Hands of Whom. Where the Conusee, &c. Shall Hold the Land Over. Execution in Reference to the King's Prerogative. Liberate. Statute Merchant, Staple, And on 23 H. 6. The Diversity of Their Natures. Recognisances. Scire Facias on Recognisance Against the Bail; And Pleadings. Declarations and Pleadings on Statutes and Recognisances. Pleas after Judgment. Of Discharging of Executions by Several Ways. Of Restitution. All Illustrated and Explained, In Subdivisions, By Our Book Cases, Reports, And Presidents. By S. C. Esq; Author of Lex Custumaria. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1706. [xvi], 323,  pp. Includes two-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (7" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind frames, fillets and corner fleurons to boards, raised bands, blind fillets and fragment of early paper title label to spine, blind tooling to board edges. early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Light rubbing and a few nicks and scuffs to boards, which are slightly bowed, moderate rubbing to extremities, tiny chip to head of rear joint, corners bumped and somewhat worn, pastedowns loose, a few cracks to text block. Moderate toning to interior, smudges to lower margins of preliminaries, owner inscription (of Richard Goodnough) dated 1745 to front endleaf, owner name (Ja. Clarke) dated 1720 to head of title page. $650. * Only edition. Carter was the author of two notable treatises: The Infants Lawyer (1697), the first English treatise on laws concerning infants, and Lex Custumaria, Or.
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