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Every Man His Own Lawyer:

Or a Summary of the Laws of England in a New and Instructive Method

By Giles Jacob

1757 - London, the Savoy - Henry Lintot, C. Hitch, L. Hawes etc.

8" by 5", vi, 456pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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The fifth edition of this popular law book intended as a legal guide for the average citizen who might be involved in litigation.

By Giles Jacob, (baptised 22 November 1686 8 May 1744), a British legal writer and literary critic. This was his last work.

Chapters include 'Of the laws relating to marriage, bastardy, infants, ideots, lunaticks' and 'Of publick offences, treason, murder, felony, burglary, robbery, rape, sodomy, forgery, perjury, etc, and their punishment'.

With previous owner's ink inscription to rear free endpaper of one John McBride.

CONDITION

In a calf binding. Externally, sound with slight cracking to joints. Internally, firmly bound except for starting to rear free endpaper. Slight loss to head of title page, not affecting text. Some spots throughout.

Overall: VERY GOOD


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