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Brown, William
Praxis Almae Curiae Cancellariae: Being a Collection of Precedents by Bill and Answer, Plea and Demurrer: In Causes of the greatest Moment (wherein Equity hath been allowed) which have been Commenced in the High Court of Chancery, For more than 30 Years last past
London: E. and R. Nutt, 1725. Hard Cover. Very Good -. Title page continued: "With Appeals (in several Cases of great Difficulty) to the House of Peers in Parliament, and the Proceedings thereupon. Also A Complete Collection of all the Writs and Process concerning the same. Together with a Preliminary Discourse, by Way of Rules, Succinctly and Methodically drawn up; containing the Practice of the said Court, in every particular Branch of the equitable Part thereof. The Fourth Edition, with great Additions and Corrections throughout. By a late Master in Chancery. In the Savoy: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, (Assigns of Edward Sayer, Esq,) for Abel Roper." Compiled by William Brown; also attributed to Sir Robert Heath--cf. Halkett & Laing. 2 volumes; 20 cm. Full period polished calf with six spine compartments between raised bands. Red morocco spine label in second compartments with gilt-tooled title: Praxis Almæ Curiæ. Blind-tooled decorative border along both joints of each volume. Gilt-tooled decoration of board edges. Former owners' names on front endpapers and title pages: G.D. Wall (Garrett Wall); S.R. Stewart; J. Growden jun.; Robert Hawthorne; and H? Hughes. "Weidman" in ink at head of both spines. In Very Good- Condition: leather is rubbed and scraped; small loss of leather at ends of spines; fore-edges of vol. 1 dampstained at lower edge, slightly touching lower corner of a few pages; boards just starting to separate at head of spines, but solid; foxing, heavy in sections; otherwise pages are clean and tight.
Bookseller: Classic Books and Ephemera, IOBA [Lansdowne, PA, U.S.A.]

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