An Arcane Component of Victorian-Era Chancery Practice Braithwaite, Thomas W. Oaths in Chancery: Practical Directions to "Commissioners to Administer Oaths in Chancery;" Being a Collection of Officially Recognized Forms of Jurats and Oaths with Explanatory Notes and Observations. London: V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton, 1854. 57, , 24 pp. Forms. Includes 24 pp. publisher catalogue. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary pebbled cloth with elaborate blind-stamped frames, gilt title to front board, front hinge mended. Moderate rubbing, corners and spine ends bumped, some fading to spine, small bookseller ticket to front pastedown. Light toning to text, moderate toning to publisher catalogue, light foxing in a few places. $250. * First edition. A handbook intended to explain one of the more arcane areas of Victorian-era Chancery practice. Its second and final edition was published in 1864. Both editions are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries (California Western, Yale). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:20.
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