"Their General Accuracy, I Believe, Has not Been Questioned" Salkeld, William [1671-1715]. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: With Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas, And Exchequer, Alphabetically Digested Under Proper Heads: From the First Year of K. William and Q. Mary, To the Tenth Year of Q. Anne. With Two Tables; One of the Names of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters Therein Contained. Allowed and Approved of by the Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain, And All the Judges. Being the Most Useful Collection of Cases for Justices of the Peace, And also for Barristers, Students, And All Practisers of the Law. Dublin: Printed for James Moore, 1791. Three volumes. Star-paged to the fifth edition, London, 1773. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary calf, raised bands and lettering pieces to spines, joints reinforced. Light rubbing and some minor nicks and scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped and moderately worn, hinges cracked, library bookplate to front pastedown of each volume, early owner signatures to front endleaves and title pages. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places. $350. * Sixth edition. Covers the period from 1689-1712. "The first two volumes of Salkfeld were published under the supervision of Lord Hardwicke, and their general accuracy, I believe, has not been questioned" (Wallace). Bibliographically distinct, a third volume was added to this set in 1724. The first edition was published in 1717 in two volumes; a third volume was added in 1724. Wallace, The Reporters 399-340. English Short-Title Catalogue T210694.
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