"Quaint and Entertaining Memorials of Suits" Jones, Sir William [1566-1640], Reporter. Les Reports de Sir William Jones Chevalier. Jades un des Justices del' Banck le Roy. Et Devant un des Justices del' Court de Common-Banck. Et Devant Capital Justice d'Ireland. De Divers Special Cases cy Bien in le Court de Banck le Roy, Come le Common-Banck in Angleterre cy Bien en le Darreign Temps del' Reign de Roy Jaques, Come en l'Anns de Roy Charles. I. Queux Fueront Adjudge en les Dits Courts en le Temps en que il Fuit Judge en Ceux. Colliges par Luy Mesme, Et Imprimee per l'Original South son Maine Propre in Prancois Remanent in les Maines de Dorothy Faulconberge, & Lucy Jones, Files & Executrices del' dit Judge. London: Printed by T[homas] R[atcliffe] and N[athaniel] T[hompson], 1675. [xii], 463,  pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece. Folio (13-1/2" x 8-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt fillets and calf lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning, faint spotting in places, brief early annotations to a few leaves, light soiling and edgewear to frontispiece and title page. $350. * Only edition. "In one part of the book are the reporter's 'Notes [in English] taken at a justice seat for the forest of Windsor [pp. 266-298].' They contain quaint and entertaining memorials of suits about their 'deeres' and their 'dogges,' in the days of Charles I, between Lord Lovelace, Sir Charles Howard, and many young gentleman, foresters and verderers of that beautiful domain, who fleeted their time carelessly as they did in the golden world.": Wallace, The Reporters 258.
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