The Practical Register, Or the Accomplish'd Attorney, Consisting of...
Style's Practical Register Style, William [1603-1679]. The Practical Register, Or the Accomplish'd Attorney: Consisting of Rules, Orders, And the Most Principal Observations Concerning the Practice of the Common Law in his Majesties Courts at Westminster. But More Particularly Applicable to the Proceedings in the Kings Bench as Well in Matters Criminal as Civil. Alphabetically Digested Under Several Titles. With a Table Directing to the Ready Finding Out of Those Titles. Very Much Enlarged. London: Printed for Tho. Dring, 1670. [xxxii], 574 [i.e. 490],  pp. Includes 4-page publisher catalogue. Numerous errors in pagination. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Recent paneled calf, blind fillets and corner fleurons to boards, gilt-edged raised bands, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. A few negligible scratches to rear board, light wear to right edge of lettering piece, negligible light rubbing to extremities. Light toning to interior, occasional light soiling, faint dampstaining to top-edge in a few places, light foxing to a few leaves. A nice copy. $350. * Second edition. This popular guide was first published in 1657 with the title Regestrum Practicale. (Its early editions are called Regula Placitandi in Comyns's Digest of the Laws of England). Arranged alphabetically, it contains the rules for practice, together with some basic information regarding the substantive law. John Lilly published a continuation of this book in 1710. English Short-Title Catalogue R31009.
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