Decisions of Scotland's Supreme Civil Court, 1744-1751 Falconer, David, Lord Falconer of Halkerton [1681-1751]. The Decisions of the Court of Session. From the Month of November 1744. Edinburgh: Printed by Wal. and Tho. Ruddimans, 1746. 2 volumes in one book. [iv], 127, , 129-392, ; [iv], 335 pp. Volume I in two parts, the second part has a title page reading The Decisions of the Court of Session, Continued from 1st June 1746 with the imprint: Edinburgh: Printed by Walter and Thomas Ruddimans, 1747. The title page for Volume II reads: The Decisions of the Court of Session. From 1st November 1748. Volume II with the imprint: Edinburgh: Printed by Tho. and Wal. Ruddimans", 1753. Complete. Folio (12-1/4" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf, lettering piece and gilt-edged raised bands to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor nicks and scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, a few small chips to spine ends, corners bumped and lightly worn, boards just beginning to separate, but secure, early armorial bookplate (of Colonel and Mrs. Forbes Leith) to front pastedown. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in a few places, light soiling to a few other leaves, some creases to preliminaries and title page of Volume I, which has a small annotation near the bottom margin, most likely a location number. $500. * Only edition. Enhanced with an excellent subject index, as well as a case index, this reporter includes all cases heard in sessions of Scotland's supreme civil court from 1744 to 1751. Wallace, The Reporters 553. English Short-Title Catalogue T101037.
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