Considered an Authority by James Kent Levinz, Sir Creswell [1627-1700]. The Reports of Sr. Creswell Levinz, Knt. Late One of the Judges in the Court of Common-Pleas at Westminster; In French and English. Containing Cases Heard and Determin'd in the Court of King's Bench, During the Time that Sir Robert Foster, Sir Robert Hyde, And Sir John Kelyng were Chief Justices There; As also of Certain Cases in Other Courts at Westminster, During that Time. Translated into English by Mr. Serjeant Salkeld, And Others of the Middle-Temple. With Two Tables; the One of the Names of the Cases, And the Other of the Principal Matters Contain'd Therein. In Three Parts. Carefully Corrected; With Many Thousand References to the Reports, Never Before Printed. London: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, 1722. Three parts in two volumes. Copperplate portrait frontispiece facing title page of Part I. Text in Law-French with parallel English translation. [xi], 312, ; [vi], 255, ; [xviii], 440,  pp. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, lettering pieces and gilt part numbers to spines, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional light foxing, occasional light dampstaining to upper margins of both books. A handsome set. $500. * Second edition. First published in 1702, these volumes report cases from 1660 to 1697. Wallace says these reports are held in varying degrees of respect by different jurists, but are frequently cited. Kent had a high opinion of these reports and considered than an "authority." The final edition of these reports, the third, was published in 1793. It was through several reissues, the last one in 1908. Wallace, The Reporters 304-305. English Short-Title Catalogue T97372.
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