London: Place, 1658, 1661. Hardcover. Item #14621
Condition is Good, bound in rebacked full leather, with five raised bands, embossed decorations and three affixed labels at spine. A few small scuffs to exterior, a few bumps to edges. Some dampstaining, foxing and dampspotting and darkening to interior. Occasional small, neat markings to margins of text; small, neat markings to a few lists in both volumes. Volume the First includes Epistle Dedicatory [8 printed pages, written by Harebotle], [Censors approval page], A Table [19 printed pages], 1-920, Errata, A perfect Table Referring to Several Points of Law, Argued and Reseolved in this Book [A-L], plus A Catalogue of Law Books, and such as appertain to the Law [three printed pages]. Volume the Second includes a Dedication to the Students of common-laws [three printed pages], [Censors approval page], 1-700, An Alphabetical Table of the Names of Principle Cases, etc. [12 printed pages], plus the Table of the Judges & etc. [8 printed pages, with Errata printed bottom half of page 8], plus An Exact Table of the Principle Points of Law, etc. [21 printed pages]. Frontispiece and title page present in each volume. This set includes Croke's reports during the time time of James and Elizabeth. Croke's works hold a "considerable place in the authoritative literature of the common law" (The History of Parliament: The House of Commons 1558-1603, edited by P. W. Hasler). ; 4to 11" - 13" tall.