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book #80300
Carter, Samuel
The Law of Executions: Or, A Treatise Shewing and Explaining the Nature of Executions in several Rules, and who may Sue Execution or not, and against what Persons . . . Capias ad Satisfac', Fieri facias . . . Scire facias . . . Elegit . . . Liberate [etc.]
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1706.
Only edition of the first work on the English law of executions, treating of the many ways a creditor could attempt to collect a debt, highly complex, decried by Dickens, often leading to a debtor's imprisonment, and ultimately to 19th century reform
Contemporary blind panelled calf, lightly rubbed, later paper label, chipped, two near contemporary gift inscriptions, quite clean; the Taussig copy
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$ 650.00
Procedure, criminal law, bankruptcy, prisons

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