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HUXLEY, GEORGE; TOWNESEND, GEORGE, EDITOR - A Second Book of Judgements, in Real, Personal, and Mixt Actions. .

Title: A Second Book of Judgements, in Real, Personal, and Mixt Actions. .
Description: 1674. A Companion to the Book of Entries Huxley, George. Townesend, George, Editor. A Second Book of Judgements. In Real, Personal, And Mixt Actions, And Upon the Statute; All or Most of Them Affirmed Upon Writs of Error. Being, The Collection of George Huxley, Of Lincolns-Inne, Gent. Out of the Choice Manuscripts of Mr. Brownlowe, And Mr. Moyle, Sometimes Prothonotaries of the Common-Pleas; As Also of Mr. Smythier, Formerly Secondary of the Same Court. Perused, Transcribed, And Somewhat Corrected, And Tabled, With Addition of Some Notes, By George Townesend Esq; Second Prothonotary of the Common Pleas. Very Useful and Necessary for All Prothonotaries, Secondaries, Students, Clerks of Judgements, And All Sorts of Persons Any Way Relating to the Law. London: printed by T.R. and N.T. for George Dawes, 1674. [viii], 271, [29] pp. First and final leaves are blank. Quarto (7-3/4" x 6"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, rebacked retaining spine with raised bands, lettering piece, and blind ornaments, endpapers renewed. A few minor scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, which are bumped. Moderate toning to text, occasional light foxing, faint stains to a few leaves, some chipping to edges of preliminaries, owner annotation dated 1912 to verso of title page. $450. * First edition. Arranged alphabetically by topic, this book was intended to be a companion, or "second," volume to the various editions of the Court of Common Pleas books of entries. As indicated by the title, Huxley draws on the manuscript compilations of Brownlow, Moyle, Smythier and Townsend. Jefferson owned a copy of this book. A second edition was published in 1675. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson 1923. English Short-Title Catalogue R18155. .


Price: US$ 450.00 Seller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.
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