Jefferson Owned a Copy of this Digest [Great Britain]. [Court of Common Pleas]. [King's Bench]. Judgements as They Were Upon Solemne Arguments Given in the Upper-Bench and Common-pleas, Upon the Most Difficult Points in All Manner of Actions: Together with the Terms and Number-Rolls, In Which the Same are Entred. As also Other Speciall Judicaill Proceedings in Order Thereunto; Taken Out of the Records of the Same Court, Very Usefull for All Clerks, Attorneys, And Others. With an Exact Alphabeticall Table, Wherein May be Found the Principall Matters Therein Contained. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft, 1655. [iv], 235, 240-336, 339-344,  pp. Pagination irregular, text complete. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front hinge cracked, front free endpaper lacking, lower section lacking from rear pastedown. Light toning to text, minor worming to upper margins of final eight leaves, just touching headlines. $450. * Only edition. Cited as "The First Book of Judgements," this is a collection of cases digested alphabetically by topic. Jefferson owned a copy of this book. OCLC locates 11 copies in North American law libraries. Sowerby, Catalogue of the Library of Thomas Jefferson 1922. English Short-Title Catalogue R43325.
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