"Valuable and Accurate" Lutwyche, Sir Edward [d. 1709]. Un Livre des Entries: Contenant Auxi un Report des Resolutions del Court sur Diverse Exceptions Prises as Pleadings, Et Sur Auters Matters en Ley; Surdant (Pur la Plupart) en le Court de Common-Bank, Enter le 34 An del Roy Charles le Second, & le 2 An del Raigne de sa Present Majesty, La Roigne Anne. Et Ascuns Observations sur Diverse de les Presidents, Cybien ceux Queux ne Fueront Unques Debate en Court, Come sur Plusieurs de les Auters. Oversque Deux Tables, l'Un de les Nosmes des Cases, & l'Auter des Matters Contenus en Yceux. En Deux Volumes. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins, 1704. Two volumes. [xvi], 912; [ii], 913-1668,  pp. Volume I has copperplate portrait frontispiece. Folio (12-1/2" x 8"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands, lettering pieces and small early paper shelf labels to spines. Light rubbing and scuffing to boards, some fading to spines, moderate rubbing to extremities, light chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, a few joints cracked, hinges starting, front board of Volume I beginning to separate but secure, armorial bookplate of the Earls of Macclesfield to front pastedown, early Macclesfield library annotations to endleaves, small embossed Macclesfield crest to preliminaries. Interiors notably bright, brief notes and underlining to a few places in each volume. $500. * First Edition. Covering the period from 1683-1704, and with an excellent index, this work is a both a reporter and a book of entries. The reports include pleadings and the courts' resolutions of the issues. Wallace says this work is "valuable and accurate." Our copy of this title belonged to the Earls of Macclesfield. Housed in Shirbirn Castle, near Watlington, Oxfordshire, it was one of the finest private libraries in Great Britain. Wallace, The Reporters 395. English Short-Title Catalogue T8049.
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