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Cowper, Henry
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench; From Hilary.
1783 - Praised by Wallace, Holdsworth and Marvin Cowper, Henry. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench; From Hilary Term, the 14th of George III, 1774, To Trinity Term, The 18th of George III, 1778, (Both Inclusive). London: Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers, 1783. iv, [8], 846, [42] pp. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter morocco over marbled boards. gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Crack in text block between title page and following leaf, moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, brief early annotations and underlining to a few passages. A handsome copy. $350. * First edition. Cowper was the reporter of King's Bench and one of the finest reporters of his generation. His reports span the years from 1774 to 1778. Holdsworth, Marvin, and Wallace are among the numerous legal writers who praise the accuracy and value of his work. Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:113. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 235. Wallace, The Reporters 453. English Short-Title Catalogue T97755. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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