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Author:
Bohun, William
Title:
The English Lawyer: Shewing The Nature and Forms of Original Writs, Processes and Mandates, of the Courts at Westminster. As Also The Forms of Returns and Directions of Writs, Processes, &c. With many curious Observations on the Whole [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for three others], London, 1732.
Description:
Only edition of one of Bohun's many works, his scholarship elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, comprehensively discussing writs in the Royal courts, occasioned by the passage of the statute [4 Geo II c.26] requiring that court proceedings be in English
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, a bit of worming to the upper margin at the volume's end, else especially fresh and bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79543
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
introductory law, Procedure
Author:
Title:
A Brief Method of the Law. Being an Exact Alphabetical Disposition of all the Heads Necessary for a Perfect Common-Place. Useful to all Students and Professors of the Law; Much wanted, and earnestly desired [etc.]. Wing B4435A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignees of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
Only edition of an ingenious effort to rescue the law student otherwise (in Holdsworth's words) "thrown upon his own resources" in learning the law, providing 1,622 heads under which the law (and the student's common-place book) could be organized
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, an occasional light marginal stain, else quite crisp now preserved in a folding buckram case; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78298
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
introductory law, education
Author:
Townesend, George
Title:
A Preparative to Pleading. Being A Work intended for the Instruction and Help of Young Clerks of the Court of Common Pleas. The Second Edition. Wing T1982. 8vo
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
Townesend's principal work, with a substantial portion devoted to language, including English words Latinized, English among French, Latin among French, doubtful expressions, exposition of words, and the formality of writing, with authorities cited
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, much of the original spine laid back down, light browning, yet clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79695
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
pleading, legal dictionaries, introductory law
Author:
Title:
The City Law, Shewing the Customes, Franchises, Liberties, Priviledges, and Immunities of the famous City of London. Together with the Names, Natures, Kinds, Jurisdictions, Powers, and Proceedings of the severall Courts within the same [etc.]. Wing C4354
Publisher:
Printed by T.R. for Timothy Twyford [etc.], London, 1658.
Description:
Only edition of a work represented as having been compiled by city officials from books "very ancient, and privately kept in the City Libraries", and then thought fit for the city's attorneys, solicitors, merchants, citizens and tradesmen
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, the spine gilt lettered, one margin trimmed just affecting two side notes, else crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80039
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
London, introductory law
Author:
Title:
The Young Clerk's Vade Mecum . . . Containing A Variety of the most approved Precedents and Conveyances [on 27 subjects] To which is added, A true Copy of the late will and testament of Her Grace Sarah late Dutchess of Marlborough. 6th Edition. ESTC N64695
Publisher:
Printed by P. Wogan, No. 23, Old-Bridge [etc.], Dublin, 1795.
Description:
The rare sole Dublin edition of a popular everyman law book also printed in London, Belfast, and America over much of the 18th century, ably combining brief introductory commentary with multiple and varied forms; two copies in ESTC, neither in the UK
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, morocco label gilt, the paper somewhat grayed, else quite sound with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80064
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
introductory law, Every Man Law Books, legal dictionaries, conveyancing
Author:
Hawkins, John [Edward Cocker]
Title:
The Young Clerk's Tutor Enlarged: Being a most useful Collection of the best Presidents . . . with Directions of Writs of Habeas Corpus . . . To which is annexed, several of the best Copies both of Court and Chancery Hands now Extant by Edward Cocker. 8th ed
Publisher:
Printed for, and are to be sold by Thomas Basset &c. Wing C4859A, London, 1675.
Description:
A work of considerable variety and popularity, printed in some seventeen editions in the second half of the 17th century, its preface signed "J.H.", Hawkins likely responsible for the text, with Edward Cocker, a noted calligrapher, for the plates
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, without the first blank but with the four plates, quite sound and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80094
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
Forms & Form Books, Every Man Law Books, habeas corpus, conveyancing, introductory law

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