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												The Law Against Bankrupts, Or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes.. by  Thomas Goodinge
	 - First edition
			 - 1694
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The Law Against Bankrupts, Or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes..

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The Law Against Bankrupts, Or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes..

by Goodinge, Thomas

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1694. London: Printed for Richard Southby, 1694. 1st ed.. London: Printed for Richard Southby, 1694. 1st ed. First Edition of the First English Treatise on Bankruptcy G[oodinge], T[homas]. The Law Against Bankrupts: Or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes Against Bankrupts are Explained, By Several Cases, Resolutions, Judgments and Decrees, Both at Common Law and Chancery. Together with the Learning of Declarations and Pleadings Relating Thereunto. To Which are Likewise Added Forms and Directions for Commissioners, And Presidents, Fit for the Perusal of Lawyers, Or Merchants and Tradesmen. [London]: Printed for Richard Southby, 1694. [xxxii], 275, [29] pp. Title page and preface signed "T.G." Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, rebacked, blind rules to boards, blind crest to center of front board, gilt ornaments and red and black lettering pieces to spines, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Light staining to boards, which are slightly bowed, corners bumped and somewhat worn, small crack near head of rear board, front hinge cracked, rear hinge starting, upper corner lacking from rear pastedown, faint early owner annotation to front pastedown, small mark in ink to rear pastedown, some creases, faint dampstains and edgewear to endleaves, front free endpaper partially detached. Light toning to interior, faint dampstaining to head of text block in a few places, light soiling to title page. $1,850. * First edition. Goodinge's was the first English treatise on bankruptcy, and also the first statement on the subject by a common (rather than civil) lawyer. It was reissued in 1695. The second edition was published in 1701, with a 1704 reissue. The third edition followed in 1713, with a 1719 reissue; a fourth in 1726. All are scarce. OCLC locates 6 copies of the first edition in North America, 5 in law libraries (Duke, Library of Congress, Ohio State, University of Pennsylvania, Yale). English Short-Title Catalogue R177531.

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
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Title
The Law Against Bankrupts, Or, A Treatise Wherein the Statutes..
Author
Goodinge, Thomas
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London: Printed for Richard Southby, 1694. 1st ed.
Book condition
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Date Published
1694
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BANKRUPTCY, GREAT BRITAIN, CAT100, ANTIQ2421, ANTIQ1621, 71555.JPG

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