Held in High Regard by Lords Bacon and Hale Noy, William. Reports and Cases, Taken In the Time of Queen Elizabeth, King James, And King Charles; Collected and Reported by that Learned Lawyer William Noy, Sometimes Reader of the Honourable Societie of Lincolnes-Inne, Since Attourney Generall to the Late King Charles. Conteining Most Excellent Matter of Exceptions to All Manner of Declarations, Pleadings, And Demurrers, That there is Scarce One Action in a Probability of Being Brought, But Here it is Throughly Examined and Exactly Laid. Corrected and Amended. With Two Necessary Tables of the Cases and Contents, For the Readers Ease and Benefit. London: Printed by T.R. for Samuel Heyrick, 1669. [xx], 185,  pp. Folio (11-1/4" x 7"). Contemporary sheep with recent calf rebacking, blind rules to boards, raised bands, lettering piece and blind ornaments to spine, hinges mended. Light stains and a few scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges with some wear to top-edges, corners worn. Moderate toning, faint dampstaining in places, minor tears and chips to edges of a few leaves, light soiling, edgewear and owner signature dated 1757 to title page, brief annotations in same hand throughout text. $350. * Second and final edition. First printed in 1656, these reports are from the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas from 1559 to 1649. Wallace says these reports were held in high regard by Lord Bacon and were referred to frequently by Lord Hale, who had a manuscript copy, in his notes to Coke's First Institutes. Most of the annotations in our copy are one to three-word glosses, some are references to reporters and treatises. Wallace, The Reporters 154-158. English Short-Title Catalogue R15651.
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