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The Attorney's Compleat Pocket-Book. Containing Above Four Hundred.
1767 - A Well-Regarded Dictionary of Legal Precedents [Great Britain]. By an Attorney at Law, Author of the Practice Epitomized. The Attorney's Compleat Pocket-Book. Containing Above Four Hundred of Such Choice and Approved Precedents, In Law, Equity, And Conveyancing, As an Attorney May Have Occasion For, When Absent from His Office; Digested Under the Following Heads; Acknowledgements, Acquittances, Affidavits, Agreements, Appointments, Assignments, Awards, Bail-Pieces, Bargains and Sales, Bills, Bonds, Covenants, Defeasances, Distress for Rent, Exchanges, Fines, Gifts, Grants, Leases, Lease and Release, Letters of Attorney, Letters of Licence and Composition, Livery of Seisin and Attornments, Memorials, Mortgages, Notices, Partition, Petitions, Promissory Notes, Protections, Recoveries, Releases, Revocations, Separation, Settlements, Tickets, Uses, Warrants, Wills. Calculated for the Use of Practisers in General, But More Particularly for the Assistance of Country Attornies and Their Clerks: Also Necessary for Gentlemen, Landlords, Stewards, Tenants, &c. To Which are Now Added the Proper Stamps to the Various Kinds of Precedents, And Other Useful Additions. [London]: Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, 1767. Two volumes. [iv], 342, [30]; [iv], 297, [11] pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, Volume I carefully rebacked retaining spine. Light rubbing to extremities, a few minor scuffs to boards, corners bumped, hinges partially cracked. Light toning to text, annotation to front free endpaper of Volume I, early owner signature to its title page. A handsome copy. * Sixth and final edition. First published in 1741, this useful work went through five more editions. Its utility extended from urban law offices to the libraries of "gentlemen" and "country attorneys and their clerks." All editions of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 7 copies on this edition in North American law libraries (Brigham Young, Columbia, Harvard, LA County, Library of Congress, University of Iowa, York). English Short-Title Catalogue T89786. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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