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The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. Sir Peyton Ventris.
The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. ..

The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. ..

First Edition of Ventris's Reports Ventris, Sir Peyton [1645-1691]. The Reports of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt. Late One of the Justices of the Common-Pleas. In Two Parts. The First Part Containing Select Cases Adjudged in the Kings-Bench, In the Reign of K. Charles II. With Three Learned Arguments, One in the Kings-Bench, By Sir Francis North When Attorney General, And Two in the Exchequer, by Sir Matthew Hale, When Lord Chief Baron. With Two Tables; One of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters. The Second part Containing Choice Cases Adjudged in the Common-Pleas, In the Reigns of K. Charles II. And K. James II. And in the Three First Years of the Reign of His Now Majesty K. William and the Late Q. Mary; While He was a Judge in the Said Court: With the Pleadings to the Same. Also Several Cases and Pleadings Thereupon in the Exchequer-Chamber upon Writs of Error from the Kings-Bench. Together with Many Remarkable and Curious Cases in the Court of Chancery. Whereto are Added Three Exact Tables; One of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters, And the Third of the Pleadings. With the Allowance and Approbation of the Lord Keeper and All the Judges. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns, 1696. [ii], [xii], 429, [29]; [22], 368, [24] pp. Two parts in one volume, each with title page, individual pagination, license leaves, and (identical) portrait frontispieces, frontispiece lacking from Part I. Title page of Part I preceded by general title page. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, minor stains to margins of a few leaves, lower corners lacking from leaf Aa (pp. 177-178) and Yy3 (pp. 349-350) with no loss to text, light browning to title page, two later owner signatures to its upper margin. An attractive copy. $500. * First edition. An important collection of reports covering cases in King's Bench, 1668-1684, and Common Pleas and Chancery 1669-1691. Wallace, The Reporters 345. English Short-Title Catalogue R7440.

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