A Companion to the Reports of Sir Creswell Levinz Levinz, Sir Creswell. A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to the Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court Being Added to Each President. With Notes and References to the Reports and Entries of the Law. London: Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkins, for D. Browne [etc.], 1702. [iv], 1-223 [i.e. 215],  pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary paneled calf, rebacked in period style with raised bands, blind ornaments and original lettering piece, hinges mended. Some rubbing to extremities, a few scuffs to boards, later bookseller ticket to front free pastedown. Light toning to text, faint dampspotting in a few places, light soiling to endleaves and title page, Contemporary annotations to a few leaves, interior otherwise clean. A handsome copy. $650. * Only edition. The reports of Sir Creswell Levinz cover the years 1660 to 1697 (12 Car. II-9 Wm. III). Contemporary opinions of their quality vary, but they were widely cited and considered authorities by the early 1700s, both in Great Britain and the American colonies. A Collection is an abridged and digested version with citations to the three-volume Les Reports de Sr. Creswell Levinz (London, 1702). English Short-Title Catalogue T96774.
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