Littleton's Reports Littleton, Edward [1589-1645], Reporter. Les Reports des Tres Honorable Edw. Seigneur Littleton, Baron de Mounslow, Custos de la Grand Seale d'Angliteur, Et de ses Majesty Pluis Honourable Privy Councel, En le Courts del Common Banck & Exchequer, En le 2,3,4,5,6,7 ans del Reign de Roy Charles le I. London: Printed by W. Rawlings, S. Roycroft, and H. Sawbridge, 1683. [xii], 376,  pp. Copperplate portrait frontispiece lacking, copperplate leaf of Littleton arms facing p.1. Folio (12" x 8"). Recent quarter morocco over cloth, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to text, occasional browning to outer margins, light foxing and faint dampspotting in places, brief early annotations to a few leaves, a few burn holes (from iron gall ink) to lower margins of two preliminary leaves, text not affected. An appealing copy. $100. * Only edition, one of two issued in 1683. Edward Littleton was a descendant of Sir Thomas Littleton. Les Reports were published posthumously after the death of the author's brother, who kept them for his personal use. See Wallace, The Reporters 265-270. English Short-Title Catalogue R21830.
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