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Title:
Liber Placitandi. A Book of Special Pleadings: Containing Precedents of Pleas in Abatement, Declarations, Barrs, Replications, Rejoynders, Demurrers, Issues, and Judgments, In the now most Common and Ordinary Actions [etc.]. Wing L1951A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for J. Place, and T. Basset [and thirteen others], London, 1674.
Description:
A pioneering work, "[t]he first book to classify torts as a separate category in the modern sense" in John Baker's words, distinguishing between nuisance, deceit, conversion, and negligence, all as part of "Actions sur le Case sur Torts General"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown calf over cloth boards, the title somewhat dusty, light browning, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77968
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
pleading, torts

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