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The Clerk's Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts: Consisting Of a Variety of the best Precedents in English now made use of in the Practice of the Civil Law . . . Also A Treatise concerning Pluralities . . . and of Retainder of Chaplains [etc.]
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1740.
The uncommon first edition of a work reminding us of the popular conception of church courts as 'bawdy courts', treating in part of incest, impotency, adultery, cruelty and divorce, as well as defamation, wills, and all matters of church business
Contemporary calf, rubbed, spine ends a bit chipped, rear joint cracked but firm, else clean and bright with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
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$ 450.00
Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law, adultery, divorce, defamation, Wills

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