London: William Pickering, 1846. First Edition. 8vo, pp. [iv], 412 + the November, 1846 Pickering catalogue. Bound, with new endpapers, in 3/4 crimson morocco (spine faded), a very nice untrimmed copy. Item #30466
The case whose facts William Roughead felt surpassed those of "Bardell v. Pickwick", with the plaintiff audaciously forging an entire series of correspondence in an unsuccessful attempt to prove the promise.