Final Edition of Savile's Exchequer Court Reports Savile, Sir John [1545-1607]. Les Reports de Sir John Savile Chevalier, Nadgairis Baron de l'Excequer, De Divers Special Cases Cybien en le Court de Common Bank, Come l'Exchequer en le Temps de Royne Elizabeth. Ovesque Deux Tables; l'un des Nosmes des Cases, l'Auter des Principal Matters Conteinus in Yceux. London: Printed for George Pawlet, 1688. [xii], 136,  pp. With an initial license-to-print leaf. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, raised bands, black-stamped date and lettering piece to spine, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block, corners mended, endpapers renewed, license leaf and title page re-hinged. Some rubbing and shallow scuffing to boards. Moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, front joint just starting at foot, a few cracks to text block. Moderate toning, occasional faint soiling to upper margins of text block, later owner signature (Will Stringer) and small later embossed library stamp to title page, another stamp to license leaf. $250. * Second and final edition. Covers the period from 1580-1594. An intimate friend of Camden, Savile was one of the original members of the Society of Antiquaries. Although he was an active scholar, this reporter was his only published work. Wallace, The Reporters 197. English Short-Title Catalogue R23191.
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