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book #78799
Gilbert, Geoffrey
The History and Practice of the High Court of Chancery. In which is introduced, An Account of the Institution and various Regulations of the said Court; Shewing likewise, The ancient and present Practice thereof in an easy and familiar Method [etc.]
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for J. Worrall [etc.], London, 1758.
First London edition of the work which Holdsworth singled out (along with John Mitford's) as "distinctly superior [and of] a greater importance in the eighteenth-century literature of equity", with much on equity's substance and on proposed reforms
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite clean and with ample margins and the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00

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