ATKINSON, GEORGE - A Practical Treatise on Sheriff Law: Containing the New Writs Under...
"A Useful and Convenient Book" on Sheriffs Atkinson, George [1809-1891]. A Practical Treatise on Sheriff Law: Containing the New Writs Under The New Imprisonment for Debt Bill; Also, Interpleader Act, Reform Act, Coroner's Act, &c., With Returns, Bills of Sale, Bonds of Indemnity, &c. &c. &c. London : William Crofts, 1839. xviii, 498 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent period-style paper-covered boards, printed paper title label, endpapers renewed. Some toning to margins. Author presentation inscription and later owner stamp to title page, interior otherwise clean. $300. * First edition. According to Marvin, this "is said to be an unequal performance," but "is a useful and convenient book." It was certainly a durable title; it reached its sixth and final edition in 1878. OCLC locates 11 copies of the first edition, 6 in North American law libraries. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 76. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:14.USD 300.00 [Appr.: EURO 273 | £UK 196.25 | JPą 37248] Book number 55812
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