Intended for the "Younger Part of the Profession" Gentleman of Lincoln's Inn. A Digest of Adjudged Cases in the Court of King's Bench, From the Revolution to the Present Period, Alphabetically Arranged Under the Different Heads of Practice. Comprehending all the Approved Determinations During the Time that Lord Chief Justices Holt, Parker, Pratt, Raymond, Hardwicke, Lee, And Ryder, Presided on that Bench; And also Those of the Present Lord Chief Justice. London: Printed by W. Strahan, And M. Woodfall, 1775. [iv], 839, , xxxiv,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Folio (14-1/4" x 9"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, blind ornaments and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, negligible light foxing and minor edgewear to preliminaries, faint circle in ink around "D" of Digest on title page. A nice copy. $500. * Only reissue of the only edition. Covering cases from the end of the Glorious Revolution to 1773, this digest was intended for the "younger part of the profession" that lacked the resources to build a library of reporters or the time to compile a digest of cases. It was first issued with same format and pagination in 1773. English Short-Title Catalogue T97355.
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