The Nature and Practice of Real Actions

From Wythepedia: The George Wythe Encyclopedia
Revision as of 09:08, 2 August 2013 by Lktesar (talk | contribs)

Jump to: navigation, search

by George Booth

Title Page from The Nature and Practice of Real Actions, George Wythe Collection, Wolf Law Library, College of William & Mary

Holdsworth relied on this treatise while working on his own account of the actions. He described it as "a comprehensive straightforward statement of a difficult branch of the law." [1]t

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.

View this book in William & Mary's online catalog.


  1. Holdsworth