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NOY, William (1577--1634)
The compleat lawyer; or, a treatise concerning tenures and estates in lands of inheritance for life, and other hereditaments, and chattells real and personal. And how any of them may be conveyed in a legal form by fine, recovery, deed or word, as the case shall require. By William Noy, late Attorney General to his Sacred Majestie K. Charls the I.
London: printed for John Benson, 1661.
[4], 60, 63--124, [2] p. ; 13.5 cm. (8º)

Previous edition, 1651. Includes 'A Brief Treatise Concerning Tenants and Estates in Lands, &c.' (pp. [55]--124). Text continous despite pagination. The first and last leaves are blank. ESTC r202997; Wing N1444; Thomason, E.2121[2].

Copy Notes Inscribed in ink Gulielmus / Miles / Miles / his / Booke / Wm. Miles / his Booke / Anno / Domini on recto of the second free-endpaper, recto of the initial blank leaf inscribed with various dates 1717, 1718, 1719 and 365 Degrees. Similar inscriptions in ink on verso of first rear endpaper and facing recto with dates in range 1700 to 1723. Other inscriptions of ephemeral nature on the first front free-endpaper: I remain ye most / Loveing friend and / humble. Servant to Command / 1717 etc., repeated on final endpapers,

Binding C18th sheep, blind double-rule borders, without paste downs.

Reference Number 88


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