"A Reporter of Acknowledged Accuracy. Carthew, Thomas. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench, From the Third Year of King James the Second, To the Twelfth Year of King William the Third. Published by His Son Thomas Carthew, Of the Inner Temple, Esq. Corrected, With Many Thousand Additional References to the Ancient and Modern Books of Authority; And Three Tables. The First, Of the Names of the Cases. The Second, Of Alphabetical Heads to Which the Cases Relate. The Third, Of the Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by R. and B. Nutt, and F. Gosling, 1741. [xxii], 520,  pp. Folio (13-3/4" x 8-1/2"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over cloth, raised bands and lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Negligible light rubbing to boards, corners bumped, library stamps to foot of text block and head of p. [v]. Light toning to text, faint dampstaining to foot of text book along gutter, light browning and some crinking to outer sections of margins along top and fore-edges of text block, worming to tips of corners of final 27 leaves, light foxing to a few leaves, occasional brief early owner annotations, early owner signature ("R. Danser/ M. Temple") to head of title page. $450. * Second and final edition. That the Reports "passed to a second edition at a period when every new book was most closely scrutinized, would seem to show that the volume was in considerable favor with the profession generally" (Marvin). The first edition was published in 1728. The second edition was reissued in 1743. Wallace notes that Carthew was a "reporter of 'acknowledged accuracy.'" Marvin, Legal Bibliography 176-177. Wallace, The Reporters 397-398. English Short-Title Catalogue T97361.
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