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Jacob, Giles
The Statute-Law Common-Plac'd: Or, A General Table to the Statutes...
1739. Notably Well-Preserved Digest of Statute Law for Laymen by the Prolific Giles Jacob Jacob, Giles [1686-1744]. The Statute-Law Common-Plac'd: Or, A General Tale to the Statutes. Containing the Purport and Effect of All the Acts of Parliament in Force from Magna Charta down to the Reign of King George II. In a Method Perfectly New and Regular; With the Numerous Proviso's and Additional Clauses Inserted Under Their Proper Titles. The Whole Very Useful to Counsellors, Attornies, Solicitors, Justices of the Peace, Mayors, Sheriffs, Coroners, Clergymen, Merchants, and All Trading Persons. With Large Additions, Continued in One Volume, To the Twelfth Year of King George II. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling for H. Lintot, 1739. [xi], v, 409, [7] pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few tiny nicks, front joint just (barely) starting at head, corners bumped, hinges cracked. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, brief early annotations in a few places. A notably well-preserved copy. * Fourth edition. A systematic alphabetically arranged digest of statutes for laymen concerning a wide array of topics, including bail, bankrupts, baron and feme, courts, dower, gaming, oaths and witchcraft. First published in 1719, the fifth and final edition of this book appeared in 1748. Probably the most prolific and versatile legal writer of his day, Jacob produced several titles for non-professional readers, such as The Common Law Common-Placed (1726) and Ever … [Click Below for Full Description]
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