Cases Reported on the Cusp of the Civil War March, John [1612-1657]. Reports: Or, New Cases; With Divers Resolutions and Judgements Given upon Solemn Arguments, And with Great Deliberation. And the Reasons and Causes of the Said Resolutions and Judgements. London: Printed by M.F. For W. Lee, 1648. [ii], 218,  pp. Quarto (7" x 5"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed, "March" in small hand to fore-edge of text block. Light browning and dampspotting to text, faint dampstaining in a few places, recent repairs to edges of title page and following two leaves. A few brief annotations to title page in miniscule hand, interior otherwise clean. $400. * First edition. A collection of 250 cases heard in the Court of King's Bench and the Court of Common Pleas between Easter Term 15 Car. I to Trinity Term 18 Car. I (1639-1643). These dates are notable because they span the outbreak of the English Civil War (1642). A second edition was published in 1675. Both are scarce. OCLC locates 12 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries. English Short-Title Catalogue R6440.
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