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Author:
Rastell, William
Title:
A Collection of Entrees, Of Declarations, Barres, Replications, Rejoynders, Issues, Verdicts, Judgements, Executions, Proces, Continuances, Essoines, and divers other matters . . . The Last Edition carefully Corrected [etc.]. Wing R293
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1670.
Description:
Rastell's "supreme achievement", praised at length by Holdsworth and still of significant scholarly value, originating a new type of book of entries fundamental to proper pleading; with Blackstone's armorial bookplate on the front pastedown
Condition:
Modern speckled calf, definite browning and chipping, lacking two leaves, else a sound copy
Book No.:
W-69310
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
books of entry, pleading
Author:
Lutwyche, Edward
Title:
Un Livre des Entries: Contenant auxi un Report des Resolutions Del Court Sur Diverse Exceptions Prises as Pleadings, et Sur auters Matters en Ley [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1704.
Description:
First and by far the best edition of Lutwyche's mammoth and highly useful blend of a book of entries and case reports, arranged "old-style" by subject matter with both the pleadings and the courts' resolutions of the issues
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, without the portrait
Book No.:
W-51076
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
Author:
Levinz, Creswell
Title:
A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court being added to each President [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
Only edition of Levinz's "Entries", published the year following his death, as were his Reports, designed to accompany them, and reflecting his talents as a pleader, "for which [in Holdsworth's words] he was eminently well fitted"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-tooled, unlettered calf, a bit of staining and some minor marginal worming, else a very good clean copy; without the portrait
Book No.:
W-77849
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
Author:
Rastell, William
Title:
A Colleccion of Entrees, Of declarations, barres, replications, reioinders, issues, verdits, iudgements, executions, proces, contynuances, essoynes, & diuers other matters [etc.]. S.T.C. 20730; Beale T448. Folio
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottel. Cum priuilegio [etc.], London, 1566.
Description:
First edition of Rastell's "supreme achievement", praised by Holdsworth and still of significant scholarly value (a subsequent edition is used by John Baker), originating a new type of book of entries, fundamental to the pleading of early English law
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, the title lacking, vellum organizational strips affixed to the fore-edge, a working copy
Book No.:
W-77867
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
books of entry, pleading
Author:
Aston, Robert
Title:
Placita Latine Rediviva: A Book of Entries; Containing Perfect and Approved Precedents of Counts, Declarations, Barrs, Avowries, Replications, Pleas in Abatement, Issues, Judgments . . . useful for all Clerks, Attorneys, and Practisers [etc.]. Wing A4070
Publisher:
Printed for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and John Place [etc.], London, 1661.
Description:
One of two variant first editions of Aston's book of entries, so-called because taken from the entries of the clerks upon the plea rolls, a species called by Dr. Baker "replete with learning which . . . the legal historian ignores at his cost"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, light browning, else a very good copy with ample margins, the Taussig copy; with "Precedents" in the title
Book No.:
W-78132
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
books of entry, canon law
Author:
Rastell, William
Title:
A Collection of Entrees, Of declarations, barres, replications, reioinders, issues, verdits, iudgements, executions, proces, continuances, essoines, and diuers other matters. Newly amended, and much enlarged [etc.]. S.T.C. 20732; Beale T450
Publisher:
In aedibus Iane Yetsweirt relictae Caroli Yetsweirt [etc.], London, 1596.
Description:
Rastell's "supreme achievement", praised at length by Holdsworth and still of significant scholarly value (it is this edition used by John Baker), originating a new type of book of entries, fundamental to the proper pleading of early English law
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn but sturdy, with the contemporary signature of Richard Power on the title and his initials on the spine; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78687
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
books of entry, pleading

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