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Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:
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.]
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for J. Worrall [etc.], London, 1758.
Description:
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
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite clean and with ample margins and the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78799
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
equity
Author:
Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:
The Law of Evidence. By the late Lord Chief Baron Gilbert. The Fifth Edition, corrected; With Many Additions; and a Compleat Table to the Whole. Cohen 5055
Publisher:
Re-Printed and Sold by Joseph Crukshank in Market-Street [etc.], Philadelphia, 1788.
Description:
The first (and only 18th century) American edition of the classic early work on the law of evidence, truly a pioneering treatise which went far to create evidence as a separate field of legal study and provide it with its theoretical underpinnings
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, rubbed, definite browning and some staining, corners of two leaves torn away (no text affected); crisp
Book No.:
W-74518
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:
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.]
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for J. Worrall [etc.], London, 1758.
Description:
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
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over cloth boards, rubbed, joints cracking but holding, some foxing and browning, without the advertising leaf, sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79170
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
equity
 
Author:
Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:
The History and Practice of Civil Actions, Particularly in the Court of Common Pleas, Being An Historical Account of the Parts and Order of Judicial Proceedings . . . With an Introduction, on the Constitution of England. The Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by his Majesty's Law Printers For P. Uriel [etc.], London, 1779.
Description:
A work praised by John Baker, Holdsworth, and Blackstone, the last terming it "a book of a very different stamp [written] in a most clear and ingenious manner", with a prefatory account of the English constitution, beginnng with Alfred the Great
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, light browning, else especially well preserved and attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79166
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
pleading, English constitutional law

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