London: W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, 1772. hardcover. I. Of Actions and Remedies, Writs, Process, Arrests...II. Of Courts, Attornies and Solicitors therein, Juries, Witnesses, Trials, Executions...III. Of Estates and Property in Lands and Goods...IV. Of the Laws relating to Marriage, Bastardy, Infants...V. Of the Liberty of the Subject, Magna Charta, the Habeas Corpus Act...VI. Of the King and his Prerogatives...VII. Of publick Offences, Treason, Murder, Felony, Burglary, Robbery...and their Punishment. All of them so plainly treated of, that all Manner of Persons may be particularly acquainted with our Laws and Statues, concerning Civil and Criminal Affairs, and know how to defend Themselves and their Estates and Fortunes, In all Cases whatsoever. Seventh Edition, Corrected and Improved. vi, 240pp. + 4pp index. 8vo, contemporary calf, leather label; (head of spine lightly worn, covers lightly rubbed with small areas of light soiling, front and back outer hinges starting, scattered light foxing to margins. London: W. Strahan and M. Woodfall, 1772.
The author, Jacob Giles, was an English lawyer. This was his most popular work. Giles wrote several other legal works including in 1729, "A New Law Dictionary"