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Coke, Sir Edward
The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Kt Late Lord Chief Justice of England.
1680. Early English-Language Edition of "The Reports" Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Kt. Late Lord Chief Justice of England. Of Divers Resolutions and Judgments Given Upon Solemn Arguments, And with Great Deliberation, And Conference of the Most Reverend Judges, And Sages of the Law; Of Cases in Law Which Never Were Resolved or Adjudged Before; And the Reasons and Causes of the Said Resolutions and Judgments. With a Table to the Whole. Carefully Compared with the French, And Purged from Former Errors. With a Table to the Whole. London: Printed for H. Twyford, T. Collins [et al.], 1680. [iv], 882, [122] pp. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Twentieth-century buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling, some rubbing to spine ends and corners. Light browning to text, occasional light foxing, faint dampstains to margins of a few leaves. An early and a recent repair to title page, early owner signature to its recto, library marks to its verso, brief annotations in early hand to a few leaves. $750. * Second English-language edition. First published in law-French in thirteen parts from 1601 to 1659, Coke's Reports, which contain cases from 1572 to 1616, are not reports in the conventional sense but highly detailed anthologies of precedents organized according to the cases they consider. In each instance Coke assembled a large body of cases, outlined their arguments, and explained the reasons for the judgment, using it as a basis for a statement of general principles. Taken together, the Reports form the most extensive a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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