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book #77965
Plowden, Edmund
Les Commentaries, Ou Reportes . . . de diuers cases esteant matters en ley, & de les Arguments sur yceux [etc.] [bound with] La Second Part de les Reports, ou, Commentaries [etc.]. S.T.C. 20045 & 20047.5; Beale R490. Folio
[1] In Aedibus Thomae Wight [2] Companie of Stationers, London, 1599 & 1610.
Early editions of both parts of Plowden's pathbreaking Commentaries, the reports marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law, with learned gloss"
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, repaired, later paper label, the first title dusty, else particularly clean with occasional notations; the Taussig copy
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$ 2000.00
reports of cases

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