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book #79293
Wentworth, Thomas
The Office and Duty of Executors. Or, A Treatise of Wils and Executors, directed to Testators in the choice of their Executors, and Contrivance of their Wils. With direction for Executors in the Execution of of[sic] their Office [etc.]. 4th ed. Wing W1360B
Printed by T. Maxey, for Matthew Walbank . . . in Holborn, London, 1656.
A rare, early edition of the first treatise on executors written from a common law (as opposed to an ecclesiastical law) standpoint, praised by Holdsworth ("a good and popular book") and published well into the 19th century; four copies in ESTC
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, quite rubbed and marked, top of spine just chipped, some browning, yet clean and usable; the Taussig copy
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$ 550.00

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