The Clerk's Magazine, Or Law-Repository, Containing: A Variety of...
Guidance for Young Clerks [Practitioner in the Law]. The Clerk's Magazine, Or Law-Repository. Containing: A Variety of the Most Useful Precedents [...] With Necessary Directions for Making Distresses for Rent, &c. As the Law Between Landlord and Tenant Now Stands. To Which is Added, The Doctrine of Fines and Recoveries, In Their Forms. Together with Those of Common Writs, Affadavits, Memorials for Registering Deeds, And Assignments of Judgments, Pursuant to the Several Acts of Parliament Made in Ireland. As Also a Choice Collection of Declarations in the King's Bench, Common-Pleas and Exchequer. To this Edition are Added. Several Useful Precedents, And an Appendix Relating to Business in Chancery; The Whole Calculated, And Now Much Enlarged, For the Use of Young Gentlemen of the Law and Others in this Kingdom. Dublin: Printed by and for Oli. Nelson and for S. Cotter, 1759. [xii], 215,  pp. 12mo. (6-1/2" x 3-3/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind ownership stamp (Cooper) to front board, rebacked in period style with raised bands, blind fillets, lettering piece and blind ornaments to spine, blind tooling to board edges, hinges mended, rear pastedown renewed. Light rubbing and a few minor scuffs, scratches and stains to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges and head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn, early annotation (a form for "Plea to the Jurisdiction of the Court") to rear endleaf. Light toning to interior, faint dampstaining to edges in a few places, light foxing and soiling to a few leaves, early ownership signature (Benj. Stratford) to head of title page. $200. * Third Dublin edition. First published in London in 1739 as The Young Clerk's Magazine; Or, English Law-Repository, this is a formbook with a section containing instructions for conveyancing. It was intended for law clerks, lawyers and laymen. A popular work, it went through six editions in London, the last in 1772, four editions in Philadelphia from 1774 to 1795, and five editions in Dublin from 1749 to 1791. The Dublin editions are scarce. OCLC locates 5 copies of the third edition, 2 in law libraries (Harvard, Northwestern). English Short-Title Catalogue T118671.
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