Author:Giles Jacob

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Giles Jacob
British legal writer and literary critic


  • The Compleat Courtkeeper, or Land-Steward's Assistant (1713)
  • Love in a Wood, or the Country Squire (1714), a farce
  • The Accomplished Conveyancer (1714), in 3 vols.
  • The Country Gentleman's Vade Mecum, containing an Account of the best Methods to improve Lands (1717)
  • The Compleat Sportsman, in three parts, 1718)
  • Lex Mercatoria (1718)
  • Lex Constitutionis (1719)
  • The Laws of Appeal and Murder (1719)
  • The poetical register: or, The lives and characters of all the English poets. With an account of their writings (1719-20), in 2 vols.
  • The Laws of Taxation (1720)
  • The Land Purchaser's Companion (1720)
  • Human Happiness: a Poem(1721)
  • The Common Law common-placed (1726)
  • A new law-dictionary: containing, the interpretation and definition of words and terms used in the law: and also the whole law, and the practice thereof, under all the heads and titles of the same (1729)
  • The Compleat Chancery-Practiser (1730)
  • City Liberties (1732)
  • The complete court-keeper (1764) ([{{{1}}} external scan])
  • Tractus de Hermaphrodites

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