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LAW BOOKS

PUBLISHED BY

STEVENS AND NORTON,

Law Booksellers and Publishers,
(Successors to the late J. & W.T. CLARKE,)
26, BELL YARD, LINCOLN'S INN.

In 12mo., price 6s. cloth, FINLASON'S CHARITABLE TRUSTS ACT. Thé Act (16 & 17 Vict. c. 137) for the better regulation of Charitable Trusts. With Copious Notes, and an Introductory Essay on the Jurisdiction exercised over them by the Court of Chancery, with all the decided Cases; and an Appendix, containing Precedents of Schemes, &c. By W.F. Finlason, Esq., Barrister-at-law.

In 4 thick vols., royal 8vo., price £7 78. cloth,

CHITTY'S EQUITY INDEX. Chitty's Index to all the Reported Cases, Statutes, and General Orders, in or relating to the Principles, Pleading, and Practice of Equity and Bankruptcy, in the several Courts of Equity in England and Ireland, thef Privy Council, and the House of Lords, from the earliest period. Third Edition. By J. Macaulay, Esq., Barrister-at-Law.

In 12mo., price 5s. 6d. cloth, THRING'S SUCCESSION DUTY ACT. The Succession Duty Act (16 & 17 Vict. c. 51), for granting to Her Majesty Duties on Succession to Property, and for altering certain Provisions of the Acts charging Duties on Legacies and Shares of Personal Estates. With an Introduction, Explanatory and Illustrative Notes, and an Index. By Henry Thring, Esq., Barrister-at-Law.

“Mr. Thring was employed as Junior Counsel to Mr. Erle in preparing the Succession Duty Act, and is therefore well qualified to expound the several provisions of this important measure. His Introduction and Notes are highly valuable.”-LEGAL OBSERVER, Dec. 3, 1853.

In 12mo., price 10s. 6d. cloth, JARMAN'S NEW CHANCERY PRACTICE, The New Practice of the High Court of Chancery, as founded by the Act 15 & 16 Vict. cc. 80, 86, and 87, and all the General Orders issued since the passing of these Acts, and as established by the decisions of the Court. With practical Directions, relative to the conduct of a suit, whether by bill, claim, or original summons, and of proceedings in the Judges' Chambers including Forms of Costs, and other Forms- and a copious Index.

Just published, the Fourth Edition, in royal 8vo., price £1 16s. cloth,

STARKIE'S LAW OF EVIDENCE-NEW EDITION.

A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence. By Thomas

Starkie, Esq. Fourth Edition, with very considerable Alterations and Addi.

tions ; incorporating the Statutes and Reported Cases to the time of Publica-

tion. By G. M. Dowdeswell, and J. G. Malcolm, Esqs., Barristers-at-Law.

“Fortunately for the Profession, the new edition has been intrusted to gen-

tlemen, of whom one is well known, not only as a ripe and accomplished lawyer,

(doctrinâ malidus,) but as a judicious editor, knowing how to withhold as well as

how to apply his hand. Amid the present plague of reports, mere industry is not

sufficient to qualify even a second-rate editor.

It is evident that the editors have not been blinded by their respect for the

anthor, but have altered, corrected, and amended, wherever they have seen occa-

sion. Such a course could not be pursued safely upon a small stock of learning

or of judgment; and in our opinion, it has been pursued, not only with safety, but

with manifest advantage to the book; so that the fourth edition of Starkie is to

the existing law, what the first edition was to the law in 1824.

“We wish we had some means of identifying Mr. Malcolm's portions of the

work. As it is, being hitherto unknown in authorship, he must be content with

the praise of having borne a part where all was good."-JURIST, 18th December,

1852.

It is also the only work of which a new edition has been brought out at such

a time as to render it possible that it should apply to practice, with any degree
of consideration and accuracy, the modern changes in the law.

“We think the editors will have gone far towards restoring the admirable work
of Mr. Starkie to its original character of the best work on the Law of Evidence,
which has yet been produced."-LEGAL OBSERVER, Nov. 27, 1852.

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