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Regestrum Practicale:

Or the Practical Register, Consisting of Rules, Orders, and Observations Concerning the Common-Laws, and the Practice Thereof

But More Particularly Applicable to the Proceedings in the Upper-Bench, As Well in Matters Criminal as Civil.

Taken for the most part, during the time that the late Lord Chief Justice Rolle Did sit and give the Rule there.

By William Style

1657 - London - Printed by A. M. for Charles Adams

6.5" by 4"; [30] 359pp.  [2]

 

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The extremely scarce first edition of William Style's legal register.

William Style (16031679), was a legal author. He attended Queen's and Brasenose colleges, Oxford. He was a barrister at Inner Temple in 1628. He compiled Regestum Practicale 1657, and other works.

Style was admitted in November 1618 a student at the Inner Temple, where he was called to the bar in 1628. After the death without issue (1659) of his half-brother, Sir Humphrey Style, 1st Baronet, he resided on the ancestral estate of Langley.

Page 286 and 287 are misnumbered.

Unfortunately,  missing the final page of The Table, though otherwise complete.

CONDITION

In contemporary roan binding. Externally, worn, with backstrip absent, and rubbing to the boards. Boards are detached, with some bumping. Internally, binding has failed. Ink signature to the front endpaper. Paper to the pastedowns have lifted. Pages are bright, and quite clean, with jus a few instances of foxing, and tidemarks to the first few pages. Some evidence of past worming to the margins. Overall: FAIR.

 


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