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Item #75611 Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book. Sir Edward Coke.
Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.
Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.
Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.
Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.
Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.

Les Reports de Edward Coke, Parts 1-4, London, c1601-1604, One Book.

Early Printings of the First Four Parts of Coke's Reports Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. [Les Reports de Edward Coke]. Second editions, London, c.1601-1604. Parts 1-4 (of 11) in one volume: 1: Thomas Wight, [c.1601]. [iv], 177, [1] ff. 2: Thomas Wight, [c.1604]. [vi], 94 ff. 3: Thomas Wight, 1602. [xviii], 91, [1] ff. 4: Thomas Wight, 1604. [x], 128 ff. Folio (10-3/4" x 7-1/4"). Contemporary calf with later rebacking, blind rules and fillets to boards, raised bands, black-ruled fillets and black-stamped title to spine, corners mended. Some scratches and shallow scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, pastedowns loose. Moderate toning to interior, faint dampstaining and dampspotting in a few places, gradually diminishing worm-track to gutter of Fols. 80-128 of the fourth part, moderate soiling, edgewear to endleaves, preliminaries of first part and final leaves of fourth part, brief early annotations to a few leaves in each part, some affected by trimming, inkstains to a few leaves, including title page of the fourth part, three early struck-through signatures to title page of first part, a small piece near its top-edge removed. $2,500. * Second editions. A work of immense authority for generations, Coke's Reports are not reports in the conventional sense; they are highly detailed anthologies of precedents organized by topic. Taken together, the Reports form the most extensive and detailed treatment of common law pleading that had yet appeared. The first editions, all in Law-French, were first published in 1600, 1602, 1602, 1604, 1605, 1607, 1608, 1611, 1613, 1614, 1615. After Coke's death editors compiled a "General Table" to Parts 1-11, which was first published in 1652, and two more parts, which were first published in 1656 and 1659. The first edition in English, which did not include pleadings, was published in 1658. The annotations in this volume are glosses of the cases and cross-references. English Short-Title Catalogue S124194, S116287, S107227, S107228.

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