Notable Early Digest of Coke's Reports Ashe, Thomas [fl. 1699-1618]. [Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1634)]. Un General Table, A Touts les Severall Livres de les Reports de le Darreine Tresreverend Iudge, Sir Edward Coke Chevalier, Iadis Chiefe Iustice de Banke le Roy, Per Quelle, Touts les Cases & Matters in Yceux Conteynus, Puissont Facillement Estre Troves. Ouesq[ue] Deux Catalogues Alphabetical, Lun de les Principal Cases, Lauter de Touts les General Titles Naturallement Surdant Hors del Matter des Dits Reports. London: Printed by the Assignes of Iohn More Esquire, 1631.  pp. First and final leaves are blank. Includes three-page publisher list. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, lettering piece and raised bands to spine, endpapers renewed. Light wear to spine ends and corners, crack in text block between title page and following leaf, final leaf partially detached. Moderate toning to text, light browning to outer margins. Faint owner signature to head of title page, interior otherwise clean. Ex-library. Stamps to edges and endleaves, bookplate to front pastedown. $500. * Third and final Law-French edition. First published in 1606, this is an important early digest of the Reports of Edward Coke then published (Parts 1-11, first published 1600-1615). A popular work, it went through three editions in Law-French (in 1606, 1618 and 1631) and three editions in English (in 1652, 1653 and 1672). It was also reprinted in 1664 and 1680 editions of Coke's Reports. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:297 (16, 17). English Short-Title Catalogue S3988.
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