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The Reports of That Late Reverend and Learned Judge, Thomas Owen Esquire; One of the Justices of the Common Pleas
London - H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place 1656 - A collection of sixteenth century legal cases heard by respected judgeThomas Owen, with a brief description of each case and the outcome. Full title continued: Wherein are many choice cases, most of them throughly argued by the learned serjeants, and after argued and resolved by the grave judges of those times. With many cases wherein the differences in the year-books are reconciled and explained with two exact alphabeticall tables, the one of the cases, and the other of the principall matters therein contained. Text continuous despite pagination. There are occasional copperplate ink annotations. Thomas Owen, d. 1598, was an English judge. Owen was a man of wide culture, his library at his death containing books in French, Italian, and Spanish as well as the more technical works of common law. Owen was without doubt a capable technical lawyer, but he was above all a man of very sound and reliable judgement, a noted counsellor, and much resorted to for advice (Wood, Ath. Oxon. , 1. 673) -DNB. Condition: In a recent half calf binding. Externally, fine. Internally, firmly bound, with some foxing,and a fewmarks, prominent to the first and last few pages. There is a small section missing from singeing (candle)to the margin of page 99. Overall: VERY GOOD with a fine exterior. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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