"The Most Valuable and Accurate Reports of Their Age": Kent Saunders, Sir Edmund [d. 1683]. Les Reports du Tres Erudite Edmund Saunders Chivalier, Nadgairs Seigniour Chief Justice del Bank le Roy, Des Divers Pleadings et Cases en le Court del Bank le Roy en le Temps del Reign sa Tres Excellent Majesty Le Roy Charles le II. Corrected: With the Addition of the Said Reports, Translated into English; As also Several Thousands of References to All the Reports of the Law, Now Extant. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1722. Two volumes. [lvi], 363, ; [viii], 423, , 186,  pp. Complete. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, spine ends and joints reinforced. Light rubbing and scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Light toning to text, some crinkling to top-edge of text block with occasional light soiling (that can be brushed away). A nice copy. $500. * Second edition, and the first with an English translation. Saunder's Reports was held in high esteem by Elden and many other prominent jurists, such as James Kent, who said it contained "the most valuable and accurate reports of their age." First published in Law-French and Latin in 1686, this reporter, which covers the years 1666-1673 (18 Car. II-25 Car. II), went through several editions into the late-nineteenth century. Kent cited in Wallace, The Reporters 338. English Short-Title Catalogue T97356.
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