A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety.
"Very Sensible and Generally Accurate" Theobald, William [1798-1870]. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety, Particularly with Relation to Mercantile Guaranties, Bills of Exchange, And Bail Bonds. London: S. Sweet, 1832. [ii], xviii, 297 pp. With initial advertisement leaf. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Original paper-covered publisher's boards, printed label to spine, edges untrimmed. Light rubbing to boards, front board separated but secured by cords, moderate rubbing to extremities, large chip to head of spine, rear joint starting at foot, ownership signature (of Edward Astoll?) dated 1840 to front pastedown. Light toning to interior, very light foxing and soiling in a few places. $350. * Only London edition. A review of this treatise cited by Marvin states: "Mr. Theobald is a very sensible and generally accurate author." Four American editions were published in 1832 and 1834 (Philadelphia) and 1836 (Philadelphia, New York). Marvin, Legal Bibliography 688. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:355.
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