The Nature and Practice of Real Actions

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by George Booth

This is the first edition of the important treatise which Holdsworth personally relied upon in writing his own account of the real actions, terming it "a comprehensive straightforward statement of a difficult branch of the law." [1]

Bibliographic Information

Author: George Booth

Title: The Nature and Practice of Real Actions: In Their Writs and Process, Both Original and Judicial, Together with Some Records in the Court Before the Justice of the County Palatine of Chester, proving the Antiquity of the Jurisdiction of That Court and of Some Families

Published: London: Printed by the assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, Esquires, for Awnsham and John Churchil, 1701.


Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Bound in modern quarter calf with gilt. Said to be Beaumont Hotham's copy, with two substantive notations on his own rulings. Purchased from Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.


  1. Holdsworth