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Rolle, Sir Henry
Un Abridgment des Plusiers Cases et Resolutions del Common Ley.
1668. "Long a Model to Future Makers of Abridgments" Rolle, Sir Henry [1589-1656]. [Hale, Sir Matthew (1609-1676), Editor]. Un Abridgment des Plusiers Cases et Resolutions del Common Ley: Alphabeticalment Digest Desouth Severall Titles. Ouesque un Table des General Titles Contenus en Ceo. London: Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake, [et al.], 1668. Two parts. [xvi], 688, 725-940; 180, 171-232, 223-224, 245-524, 545-836, [8] pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Pagination irregular, text continuous. Folio (13-3/4" x 9"). First part: later reversed calf, blind frames with corner fleurons to boards, raised bands and recent lettering piece to spine. Minor stains, nicks and scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, recent repair to head of spine. Second part: recent quarter calf over cloth, retained calf panels from eighteenth-century binding mounted to boards, raised bands and lettering piece, that matched that of first part, to spine, endpapers renewed. Some rubbing to calf panels, corners and spine ends lightly bumped. Light to moderate toning, some edgewear to preliminaries, to sections of second part, recent repairs to upper corners of title page and following two leaves of first part, occasional light foxing and brief annotations in contemporary hand to second part. $1000. * Only edition. The third, and last, abridgment to contain Year Book cases, this work was consulted and cited as frequently as the abridgments of Fitzherbert and Brooke. "[Rolle] marks a new departure in the literature of abridgments. The older abridgments had sim … [Click Below for Full Description]
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