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Coke, Sir Edward
La Huictme Part des Reports... Heavily Annotated in Contemporary Hand
1611. First Edition of the Eighth Part of Coke's Reports Annotated Throughout in Contemporary Hand Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. La Huictme Part des Reports de Sr. Edw. Coke Chevalier, Chiefe Iustice del Common Banke: Des Divers Resolutions & Jugements Donez sur Solennes Arguments & Avec-Grand Deliberation & Conference des Tresreverends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, De Cases en Ley Queux ne Fueront Unques Resolus ou Adiudgez par Devant: Et les Raisons & Causes des Dits Resolutions & Iugements. Publie en le Neufme an de Treshaut & Tresillustre Iaques Roy Dengl. Fr. & Irel. & De Escoce le 44. Le Fountaine de Tout Pietie & Iustice, & La Vie de la Ley. London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1611. [15], 171 [i.e. 173], [1] ff. Text in Law-French and Latin. Folio (11-1/4" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, early initials "RB" blind-stamped to centers, raised bands to spine, fragments of cloth ties, early hand-lettered title to head of text block. Moderate rubbing to extremities, minor chipping to spine ends, corners bumped, a few partial cracks to text block. Light toning to interior, faint dampstaining to lower margins of preliminaries, following five leaves and a few more leaves at rear of text, underlining and annotations throughout text in early hand. * First edition. Coke's Reports are not reports in the conventional sense; they are highly detailed anthologies of precedents organized by topic. Taken together, it forms the most extensive and detailed treatment of common law pleading that had yet appeared. A work of immense authority, it was often cited a … [Click Below for Full Description]
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