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Rastell, William
A Collection of Entrees, Of declarations, barres, replications, reioinders, issues, verdits, iudgements, executions, proces, continuances, essoines, and diuers other matters. Newly amended, and much enlarged [etc.]. S.T.C. 20732; Beale T450
Rastell's "supreme achievement", praised at length by Holdsworth and still of significant scholarly value (it is this edition used by John Baker), originating a new type of book of entries, fundamental to the proper pleading of early English law. Contemporary calf, quite worn but sturdy, with the contemporary signature of Richard Power on the title and his initials on the spine; the Taussig copy. In aedibus Iane Yetsweirt relictae Caroli Yetsweirt [etc.], London, 1596.
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc. [U.S.A.]

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