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The Reports of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court. Roger Comberbach, Roger Comberbach, Jr.
The Reports of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court...

The Reports of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court...

Comberbach's Reports Comberbach, Roger. Comberbach, Roger, [Jr.], Editor. The Reports of Several Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench at Westminster; From the First Year of King James the Second, To the Tenth Year of King William the Third. Collected by Roger Comberbach Esq; Late Recorder of Chester, And One of the Justices of North-Wales. Published by his Son Roger Comberbach of the Inner-Temple Esq;. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling, 1724. [xiv], 484, [52] pp. Folio (12-1/4" x 8"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing and a few minor nicks to extremities, corners bumped. Moderate toning, crinkling to head of text block with occasional light soiling to upper margins, light foxing in a few places, a few cracks at beginning and end of text block, with a few loose leaves. $450. * Only edition, one of two issues from 1724. A set of reports from 1685 to 1699. Wallace says this reporter is not held is high regard, but holds, citing an English critic, that a few of its cases are "better reported than in any other book." Short notes of two chancery cases are reported on p. 67. Wallace calls attention to "an amusing case of an action for assault, battery, and false imprisonment" involving a mother and her daughter on p. 357. Wallace, The Reporters 396-397. English Short-Title Catalogue T97365.

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