Notable Early Digest of Coke's Reports Ashe, Thomas [fl. 1699-1618]. [Coke, Sir Edward (1552-1634)]. Un General Table, A Touts les Several Livres de les Reports de le Darreine Tresreverend Iudge, Sir Edward Coke Chevalier, Iadis Chiefe Iustice de Banke le Roy, Per Quelle, Touts les Cases & Matters in Yceux Conteynus, Puissont Facillement Estre Troves. Ouesq[ue] Deux Catalogues Alphabetical, Lun de les Principal Cases, Lauter de Touts les General Titles Naturallement Surdant Hors del Matter des Dits Reports. London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1618.  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/4"). Recent period-style calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt publication date to spine. Moderate toning to interior, hinges starting, faint stains to margins in a few places, light edgewear to preliminaries and final few leaves, two illegible contemporary owner signatures, one dated 1654, to front free endpaper, another illegible signature, dated 1652, to head of title page. $850. * Second Law-French edition. First published in 1606, this is an important early digest of the Reports of Edward Coke then published (Parts 1-11, first published 1600-1615). A popular work, it went through three editions in Law-French (in 1606, 1618 and 1631) and three editions in English (in 1652, 1653 and 1672). It was also reprinted in the 1664 and 1680 editions of Coke's Reports. English Short-Title Catalogue S108464.
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