Actions for Slaunder, Or, A Methodicall Collection, Part I Only.

March, John

Publication Date: 1648
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"In These Times, Wherein Actions for Slander are More Common" March, John [1612-1657]. Actions for Slaunder, Or, A Methodicall Collection Under Certain Grounds and Heads, Of What Words are Actionable in the Law, And What Not? A Treatise of Very Great Use and Consequence to All Men, Especially in These Times, Wherein Actions for Slander are More Common, And doe Much More Abound Then in Times Past: And When the Malice of Men so Much Encreases, Well May Their Tongue Want a Directory. To Which is Added: Awards or Arbitrements, Methodified Under Severall Grounds and Heads, Collected Out of Our Year Books, And Other Private Authentick Authorities; Wherein is Principally Shewed, What Arbitrements are Good in Law, And What Not. A Learning of no Lesse Use and Consequence to All Men, Then the Former; For that Submissions to Arbitrements Were Never More in Use Then in These Times. And this Learning Well Observed, Would Avoid Multitudes of Suits and Contentions Which Dayly Arise Through the Defects of Arbitrements. Whereunto is Added an Exact Table. London: Printed by I.C. for Mathew Walbanck, 1648. [2], 31, 34-114, 117-132, 135-241, [11] pp. Part I of a two-part work (see below). Octavo (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards and spine. Some rubbing to extremities with some wear to foot of spine and upper corners, shallow scuff to rear board. Light toning to text, internally clean. $400. * Second edition. "There is one book written during this period which is exclusively devoted to the law of tort. That is John March's little book on actions for slander, published in 1647. Actions for slander had long figured prominently in the reports; and this book is an able attempt to extract some general principles from the cases" (Holdsworth). The second edition is a reissue of the first edition (1647). The second part of the second edition, which is dated 1649 and has its own title page and pagination, is an outline of actions with a collection of forms. Holdsworth, A History of English Law V:393. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of The British Commonwealth 1:247 (24). Bookseller Inventory # 60345

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Title: Actions for Slaunder, Or, A Methodicall ...

Publication Date: 1648

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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