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The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. Sir Peyton Ventris.
The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. ..
The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. ..

The Reports Of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt, Late One of the Justices of. ..

First Edition of Ventris's Reports Ventris, Sir Peyton [1645-1691]. The Reports of Sir Peyton Ventris Kt. Late One of the Justices of the Common-Pleas. In Two Parts. The First Part Containing Select Cases Adjudged in the Kings-Bench, In the Reign of K. Charles II. With Three Learned Arguments, One in the Kings-Bench, By Sir Francis North When Attorney General, And Two in the Exchequer, by Sir Matthew Hale, When Lord Chief Baron. With Two Tables; One of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters. The Second Part Containing Choice Cases Adjudged in the Common-Pleas, In the Reigns of K. Charles II. And K. James II. And in the Three First Years of the Reign of His Now Majesty K. William and the Late Q. Mary; While He was a Judge in the Said Court: With the Pleadings to the Same. Also Several Cases and Pleadings Thereupon in the Exchequer-Chamber upon Writs of Error from the Kings-Bench. Together with Many Remarkable and Curious Cases in the Court of Chancery. Whereto are Added Three Exact Tables; One of the Cases, The Other of the Principal Matters, And the Third of the Pleadings. With the Allowance and Approbation of the Lord Keeper and All the Judges. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns, 1696. [ii], [xii], 429, [29]; [22], 368, [24] pp. Two parts in one volume, each with title page, individual pagination and license leaves, portrait frontispieces lacking. Preliminaries of Part I bound of order following general title page; they should follow teh Part I title page. Title page of Part I preceded by general title page. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Later three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, spine abraded and considerably worn, corners bumped and somewhat worn, boards partially detached, but secured by cords, a few cracks to text block. Light toning to text, occasional crinkling to top-edge of text block with soiling in a few places, a few leaves loose, minor wormholes along gutter in a few places, light foxing to preliminaries of Part I, light soiling, minor edgewear and small library stamp to general title page. $250. * First edition. An important collection of reports covering cases in King's Bench, 1668-1684, and Common Pleas and Chancery 1669-1691. Walla.

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