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Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy Ensvont Ascvns Novel Cases collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iaques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del Common Banke: Ove Divers Resolvtions & Iudgements dones sur solempne Arguments & auec graund deliberation [etc.]. S.T.C. 7390.5. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1621.
Description:
An early edition of Dyer, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, top panel of spine repaired, modern typescript labels, some browning and a bit of staining, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74928
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Burrow, James
Title:
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench [etc.]. Volume V [only] [of Five]
Publisher:
Printed by Richard Moncrieffe, No. 16, Capel-Street, Dublin, 1785.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, very worn, both boards detached, labels lacking, a working copy only of this odd volume
Book No.:
W-91266
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Burrow, James
Title:
A Series of the Decisions of the Court of King's Bench upon Settlement-Cases; from The Death of Lord Raymond in March 1732 . . . including Lord Chief Justice Ryder's Time and the first Twelve Years of Lord Mansfield's. Two Volumes [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1768.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary reverse calf, worn, joints cracking, yet a fresh set
Book No.:
W-65417
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
poor law, justices of peace, reports of cases
 
Author:
Strange, John
Title:
Reports of Adjudged Cases In the Courts of Chancery, King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, From Trinity Term in the Second Year of King George I. to Trinity Term in the Twenty-first Year of King George II [etc.]. Third Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1795.
Description:
An imperfect, working set at best, textually complete only, one or more index leaves lacking, one title page defective, the sewing gone in volume one, and some pages loose
Condition:
Contemporary calf, heavily reinforced with tape, two boards detached but present; a clean working set
Book No.:
W-91405
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Shower, Bartholomew]
Title:
Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and Writs of Error.
Publisher:
Printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan [etc.], London, 1698.
Description:
First edition of the first reports of cases in the House of Lords, appearing when it had become the final court of appeal; the reports were found to be a breach of privilege, resulting in no further reports for almost a century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint cracking, else quite desirable
Book No.:
W-16953
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, reports of cases, Supreme Court
Author:
Miller, John
Title:
An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law of England
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description:
The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North America
Book No.:
W-75970
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
 
Author:
Harding, Alan (ed.)
Title:
The Roll of the Shropshire Eyre of 1256
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1981.
Description:
Volume XCVI for the Year 1980
Condition:
Book No.:
W-62934
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, reports of cases
Author:
Salkeld, William
Title:
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: with Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas and Exchequer. The Fourth Edition . . . by Knightley d'Anvers . . . And the Pleadings now first done into English. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for T. Osborne in Gray's Inn, London, 1742.
Description:
Salkeld's respected reports, published under the supervision of Lord Hardwicke, praised by Holdworth, and often found in early American libraries (Jefferson and John Adams, inter alia); a third volume "not designed for publication" appeared later
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, small loss to the last index leaf, else a good clean copy, with a number of careful, substantive annotations
Book No.:
W-70565
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined . . . With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
First edition of the first reports exclusively devoted to English criminal law, reflecting Kelyng's career both while a criminal lawyer and after becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench; seen posthumously through the press by Lord Holt
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, embrowning; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-66169
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
 
Author:
Bigelow, Lewis
Title:
A Digest of Pickering's Reports, Volumes II-VII Being a Supplement to the Digest of the Previous Volumes of the Massachusetts Reports
Publisher:
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, Boston, 1830.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43708
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
digests, Massachusetts, reports of cases
 
Author:
Title:
Cases Decided in the District and Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District, and also a Case Decided in the District Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Employment of British Licenses on board of Vessels of the United States
Publisher:
Published by Redwood Fisher, No. 30, South Fourth-Street, Philadelphia, 1813.
Description:
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps (lacking), foxing, untrimmed; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-62291
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, maritime law, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16019
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
Author:
Hall, Jona. Prescott
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of New York
Publisher:
Oliver Halsted, New York, 1831.
Description:
The first volume (of 2) of the first reports of cases for this court. Original sheep, very worn, but sound
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13396
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
reports of cases, New York
Author:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1795.
Description:
The first nisi prius reports, that is, those technically scheduled for Westminster unless first ('nisi prius') heard in the country, where in fact most were, the fiction dating as far back as Bracton and the basis of England's assize system
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and a bit chipped, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-61287
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17299
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
Author:
Sayles, G.O. (ed.)
Title:
Select Cases in The Court of King's Bench Under Edward III
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1965.
Description:
The Selden Society's annual volume 82, with Professor Sayle's lengthy introduction and 19 appendices prefacing the cases
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-46817
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
14TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Dyer, Jaques
Title:
Les Reports des Divers select matters & Resolutions des Reverend Judges & Sages del Ley . . . Collect & Report per tres-Reverend Judge, Sr. Jaques Dyer . . . Ove Deux Novel Tables [etc.]. Wing D2926. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebant Johannes Streater & Henricus Twyford [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
The final issuance of the first edition of Dyer, included in the top-most echelon of early named reporting and, in Dr. Baker's words' "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; no copy with this imprint in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite worn, ex-library, definite browning, occasional (informed) early annotations; a serviceable copy only
Book No.:
W-70680
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Acts, reports of cases, Acts
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Hepburn (ed.), H.P.
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of the State of California in the year 1853
Publisher:
T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, Philadelphia, 1855.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13855
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Elchies, Patrick Grant, Lord
Title:
Decisions of the Court of Session, From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754, Collected and Digested into the Form of a Dictionary, By Patrick Grant of Elchies, Esq. . . . Edited from the Original Manuscript by William Maxwell Morison [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for the Editor, Edinburgh, 1813.
Description:
The reissue of the decisions undertaken by "the best reporter of Scotch decisions", with the reports found in the first volume complemented by Lord Elchies' notes contained in the second, this edition also forming part of Morison's great Dictionary
Condition:
?Later 3/4 calf over cloth boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, somewhat rubbed, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-72853
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.
Description:
First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in the USA
Book No.:
W-72757
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Title:
The Federal Cases, Comprising Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States, from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Federal Reporter, Arranged Alphabetically [etc.]. Thirty Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1894.
Description:
The original edition of the massive effort (over 18,000 cases in total) to bring together the decisions of the federal courts other than the Supreme Court for almost a century, from 1789 to 1880, when the Federal Reporter began to be published
Condition:
Original sheep, quite worn, ex-library, some spines defective, boards loose or detached, one lacking; a working set
Book No.:
W-72472
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Washburn, Peter T.
Title:
A Digest of All the Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont, As Reported in N. Chipman's, Tyler's, Brayton's, D. Chipman's, and Aiken's Reports [and others] Together with Many Manuscript Cases Not Hitherto Reported. BEAL 5607
Publisher:
Published By Haskell & Palmer, Woodstock, 1845.
Description:
The only edition of the first digest of Vermont's reports, unrecorded in the National Union Catalogue and seemingly the first independent work of Washburn, then clerk to court and later the state's governor; without the second supplementary volume
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and worn, but usable
Book No.:
W-41784
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
digests, Vermont, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Law of Actions: Being An Exact, Brief and Methodical Collection of all adjudg'd Cases out of all the Reports of the Law to this Day; And likewise from Roll's Abridgment [with] the Reason that Rules it Render'd obvious to the meanest Capacity [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt . . . for John Hartley [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
A rare work devoted almost entirely to action on the case, as it began "to produce the modern categories under which our substantive law is grouped", contrasting tort and contract, with much on slander, assumpsit and "doing, not doing, or misdoing"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, rubbed, the label largely lacking, a bit of browning and staining, yet generally well preserved; six copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-74382
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
contracts, torts, Procedure, Abridgements, reports of cases, libel and slander
 
Author:
Espinasse, Issac
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, From Easter Term, 33 George III 1793, to Hilary Term, 39 George III 1799. A New Edition, With Improvements by Thomas Day. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Hartford, 1808.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed, joints cracking but firm, else a very good copy, with Tyler's ownership signature on the title page
Book No.:
W-74579
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Budd, Henry et al (eds.)
Title:
American and English Decisions in Equity. Being Select Cases Decided in the American and English Courts with Notes. Ten Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
M. Murphy, Law Book Publisher and Importer [etc.], Philadelphia, 1895-1905.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, rubbed, many spines quite darkened, some joints cracked; a working set
Book No.:
W-91471
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
equity, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de . . . diuers Resolutions, & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerended Iudges, & Sages de la ley . . . & les raisons, & causes des dits resolutions & iudgemts [etc]. S.T.C. 5494.3
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers [by A. Islip], London, 1619.
Description:
An early edition (the fifth) of the first part of Coke's reports, and the last to be printed during his lifetime, in Plucknett's words "extremely select [and] [b]eyond all doubt . . . the cream of the cream from Coke's collections"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, one blank defective; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-67660
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, reports of cases
 
Author:
Sayles, G.O. (ed.)
Title:
Select Cases in The Court of King's Bench Under Edward III
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, London, 1965.
Description:
The Selden Society's annual volume 82, with Professor Sayle's lengthy introduction and 19 appendices prefacing the cases
Condition:
Front board quite creased; sound
Book No.:
W-60643
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
14TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Sept Part des Reports . . . des Divers Resolutions & Judgments donez sur solemnes Arguments, & avec graund deliberation & conference des Tres-reverend Judges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. Wing C4955. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkyns, Esquires [etc.], London, 1697.
Description:
The last 17th century edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, gilt, rubbed, joints cracking but quite firm, some foxing and browning, yet a crisp copy
Book No.:
W-70946
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Keilway, Robert
Title:
Reports d'Ascuns Cases (Qui ont evenus aux temps du Roy Henry le Septieme . . . [and] Roy Henry le huitiesme) . . . Ovesque les Reports d'ascuns Cases prises per le Reverend Juge Guilleaume Dallison . . . & per Guilleaume Bendloe [etc.]. Wing K134
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Harper, William Crooke [etc.], London, 1688.
Description:
The only Law French edition of "[t]he best-known of the early private" law reports, marking the transition from the Year Books in the late 15th and early 16th centuries and, in this instance, forming the basis in part for John Baker's modern edition
Condition:
Modern 1/2 calf, definite browning, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-69304
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Un Perfect Table a Touts les Severall Livers del Reportes de Sir Edward Coke . . . Ouesque un Catalogue de touts le cases in larguments de les principall cases [with an] Alphabeticall collection de touts . . . texts del Latine [etc.]. S.T.C. 5525
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1606.
Description:
First edition of the first abridgement of Coke's reports, undertaken by Thomas Ashe, the master and pioneer of this genre of legal literature ("a great maker of indices and abstracts", in Holdsworth's words); arranged alphabetically by subject
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, soiled, some repairs, else fresh and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-49535
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Jones, Thomas
Title:
Les Reports De divers Special Cases En le Common Bank & en le Court del Bank le Roy. En le Reigne de le Roy Charles le II . . . Imprimee par l'Original [etc.]. Wing J999. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1695.
Description:
First edition of Jones' Reports, praised by Holdsworth and Wallace, and of sufficient value to be translated by Hargrave, compiled by Jones (a "student of records" in North's words) while a justice of King's Bench and Chief Justice of Common Pleas
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered reverse calf, the joints cracking but firm, one margin repaired, yet an especially clean, bright and desirable copy
Book No.:
W-71181
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Style, William
Title:
Narrationes Modernae, Or Modern Reports Begun in the now Upper Bench Court at Westminster, in the beginning of Hillary term 21 Caroli, and continuined to the end of Michaelmas term 1655, as well on the Criminall, as on the Pleas side [etc.]. Wing S6099
Publisher:
Printed by F.L. [Francis Leach] for W. Lee [and others], London, 1658.
Description:
The only edition of Style's reports, one of the few devoted to the Interregnum and (in John Baker's words) "unusual in that they were prepared for the press by the author", serving as a companion to and foundation for Style's "Practical Register"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but firm, the Macclesfield copy, with the bookplate of Thomas Parker, the first Earl, dated 1704
Book No.:
W-75775
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, Interregnum
 
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Reigns of Hen. VIII, Edw. VI, Q. Mary, and Q. Eliz. Taken and Collected by Sir James Dyer . . Now First Translated . . . by John Vaillant . . . To this Edition a Life of the Author is Prefixed [etc.]. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne, J. Moore [and three others], Dublin, 1794.
Description:
Best edition, and the first in English, of the 16th century reports among the top-most echelon of early named reporting, "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; with the able translation of Vaillant, "a model editor for that time"
Condition:
Modern buckram, contrasting leather labels, some browning and foxing, occasionally substantial, some margins cut close; a usable set only
Book No.:
W-69688
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, 16TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Leach, Thomas
Title:
Modern Reports; Or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer [etc.]. Fifth Edition. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson [etc.], London, 1793.
Description:
The first three volumes of the reports, covering most of the second half of the 17th century from the Restoration through the Glorious Revolution
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed and well worn, but sound
Book No.:
W-48046
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Ames, James Barr and Jeremiah Smith
Title:
A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts. Second Edition [of Volume One]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review Publishing Association, Cambridge, 1893-1900.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, hinge cracked, underlining; a working set
Book No.:
W-65278
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
admiralty, Casebooks, maritime law, reports of cases, torts
Author:
Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:
Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans & temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la Roygne Mary, Escrie, ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collecte sub ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3823; Beale R480; not in Baker
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . within Temple Barre . . . by Richard Tottill, London, 1587.
Description:
The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis, preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:
Later 1/2 sheep over marbled boards, quite worn, some browning and staining, the margins cut close occasionally affecting sidenotes; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-73859
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
Author:
Latch, Jean
Title:
Plusieurs Tres-bons Cases, Come ils estoyent adjudgees es trois premiers ans du Raign du seu Roy Charles le Premier en La Court de Bank le Roy, Non encore publiees per aucun autre
Publisher:
Printed by T.R. for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place [etc.], London, 1661.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, title frayed, definite embrowning; usable only
Book No.:
W-55591
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined; In the Reign of the Late King Charles II. With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed but still presentable
Book No.:
W-44675
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
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:
Farresley?, Thomas
Title:
Modern Cases, Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, in The Second and Third Years of Queen Anne, in the Time when Sir John Holt sate Chief Justice there . . . Review'd and Corrected . . . By W.B. Esq; The Third Edition. Folio
Publisher:
London, Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for seven others], 1733.
Description:
A rare edition of the reports compiled by a Middle Temple barrister, devoted exclusively to early years of the reign of Queen Anne (1703-1705), later in the century to be included in Danby Pickering's and then in Thomas Leach's "Modern Reports"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label gilt, somewhat rubbed, the spine varnished, else a very good copy with ample margins; four copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79473
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Comyns, John
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer: To which are added Some Special Cases in the Court of Chancery . . . In the Reigns of King William, Queen Anne, King George the First, and his Present Majesty
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London, 1744.
Description:
First edition of the reports of Comyns, a serjeant and judge, compared favorably by Holdsworth ("far fuller and more illuminating") and published from Comyns' manuscript as translated by his nephew of the same name from Comyns' original Law French
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a superior copy with the frontispiece, from the Macclesfield Library with the signature of Thomas Clarke
Book No.:
W-77752
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Bellewe, Richard
Title:
Les Ans du Roy Richard le Second. Collect' Ensembl' hors les Abridgments de Statham, Fitzherbert et Brooke [etc.]. Beale R478; S.T.C. 1848
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Robinson dwelling in Fewter lane [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
Original edition of the sole reports from the late fourteenth century reign of Richard II, culled from the the three major early English abridgments, termed "rare" by Winfield and "excessively rare" by Wallace, not to be reprinted until 1869
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, quite unevenly darkened, the variant with the arms of Lincoln's Inn on the verso of the title; without the colophon if called for
Book No.:
W-79127
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY

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