Cases Temp. Macclesfield Lucas, Robert [d. 1776]. Cases in Law and Equity, Chiefly During the Time the Late Earl of Macclesfield Presided in the Courts of King's Bench and Chancery. [London]: Printed by Henry Lintot for Francis Gosling, MDCCXLI . [ii], ii, , 538,  pp. Folio (12" x 8"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, raised bands and retained contemporary lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate rubbing and scuffing to boards, corners worn, armorial bookplate of William Curtis Noyes to front pastedown, an annotation in his hand to front endleaf. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to some leaves, owner signature (Rich Robins 1838) to head of p. . $750. * Second edition, one of two issues from 1741. Covering the years 1709-1725, this collection is known as Lucas's Reports, Cases Temp. Macclesfield or Macclesfield's Reports. It is not considered an authority, but Wallace notes that "in the great case of Mostyn v. Fabrigas Lord Mansfield cited a case from it." Noyes [1805-1864] was a leading New York lawyer and a member of the commission to codify the state's laws, which resulted in the Field Codes. A man of extensive learning, he owned one of the finest law libraries in the United States. Wallace, The Reporters 386. English Short-Title Catalogue N28591.
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