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Clayton, John (rptr.)
Reports and Pleas of Assises at Yorke. Held before severall Judges in tht Circuit, With Some Presidents usefull for Pleaders at the Assises: Never englished before [etc.]. Wing C4610
Printed by Ja. Flesher, for W. Lee [and two others], London, 1651.
First edition of the first named 'nisi prius'reports (those heard away from Westminster), compiled by an Inner Temple barrister, with the emphasis that the law be in English and accessible to all, in sympathy with the Commonwealth's goals of reform
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the top edge cut close affecting the running heads, some browning and staining, else quite usable; the Taussig copy
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$ 350.00
reports of cases, TRINIDAD, pleading, legal reform, English Commonwealth

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