"The Best Accounts of Holt's Judicial Achievements" Raymond, Sir Thomas [1627-1683], Compiler. Reports of Divers Special Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer, In the Reign of Charles II. Collected by Sir Thomas Raymond, Knt. Late One of the Judges of the King's Bench and Common Pleas, And One of the Barons of the Exchequer. Printed from the Original Manuscript, Written With His Own Hand. Corrected; With Many Hundred Additional References; And Three Tables. The First, Of the Names of the Cases. The Second, Of Alphabetical Heads to Which the Cases Relate. The Third, Of the Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by Henry Lintot, 1743. [xiv], 506,  pp. Folio (13" x 8"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind fillets to boards, raised bands and retained existing lettering piece to spine, hinges mended. Minor nicks and scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, crack in text block between title page and following leaf. Light browning to text, faint dampspotting in a few places, faint dampstaining to margins in a few leaves, early owner signatures to front pastedown and title page. A handsome copy. $350. * Second edition. Holdsworth, who held these reports in high regard, says "the larger number of his reports were taken while [Chief Justice Sir John] Holt [1642-1710] was on the bench, and in them will be found the best accounts of Holt's judicial achievements.": History of English Law VI:560. Wallace, The Reporters 304. English Short-Title Catalogue T95910.
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