"Distinguished for Accuracy and Sound Learning" Vaughan, Sir John [1603-1674]. Vaughan, Edward [d. 1688], Editor. The Reports and Arguments of that Learned Judge Sir John Vaughan Kt. Late Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Common Pleas. Being All of Them Special Cases, And Many Wherein he Pronounced the Resolution of the Whole Court of Common Pleas; At the Time He was Chief Justice There. Published by his Son Edward Vaughan Esq. London: Printed by Thomas Roycroft for Richard Marriott, 1677. [xiv], 420,  pp. Portrait frontispiece lacking. Folio (12" x 8"). Later starched buckram, calf lettering piece and gilt publication date to spine, endpapers renewed. Corners and spine ends bumped, a few negligible minor stains to boards, some rubbing to lettering piece. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, worm-track to fore-edges of final 30 leaves (with no loss to text). $200. * First edition. Vaughan was a friend of John Selden and Chief Justice of the Common Pleas. These reports cover the period from 1665-1674. Marvin says they are "distinguished for accuracy and sound learning." Later editions were published in 1679 and 1716. The annotations in our copy are references to other reporters and statutes. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 707. Wallace, The Reporters 43. English Short-Title Catalogue R716.
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