Salkeld's Modern Cases [Great Britain]. [Modern Reports]. [Salkeld, William (1671-1715)]. Modern Cases, Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, In the Second and Third Years of Queen Anne, In the Time When Sir John Holt Sate Chief Justice There. With Two Tables: The First, Of the Names of the Cases; And the Other, Of the Special Matter Therein Contained. By a Careful Hand. Review'd and Corrected, And Many Thousand New and Proper References Added. By W.B. Esq. [London]: Printed by E. And R. Gosling, 1719. [viii], 314,  pp. Title page preceded by blank leaf instead of added title page identifying Salkend as author. Folio (12-1/4" x 8"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands, lettering pieces, black-stamped volume numbers and early ink shelf number (?) to spine, gilt tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and moderate scuffing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, which are bumped, boards beginning to separate, but secure, front free endpaper detached and lightly edgeworn. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing to preliminaries and a few other leaves. $150. * Second edition. One of the most ambitious and admired works of its time, the Modern Reports began as a four-volume set issued from 1682 to 1703. A fifth volume was added in 1711. Salkeld's was the first of six more added by later reporters. Wallace, The Reporters 347-390. English Short Title Catalogue T95796.
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