Un Abridgment des Plusieurs Cases et Resolutions del Common Ley: Alphabeticalment digest desouth severall titles. Per Henry Rolle, Sergeant del Ley, Ovesque un Table Des general Titles contenus en ceo
Sir Henry Rolle (1589–1656) of Shapwick in Somerset was Chief Justice of the King's Bench. This is the only edition of his famous and exhaustive legal reference work, the first successful attempt to organize English legal cases by subject. Edited by Sir Matthew Hale (1609 – 1676), influential English barrister, judge and lawyer, who contributed the Preface. Written in French with Old English type.
Publisher: A. Crooke et al
Date Published: 1668
Place Published: London
Condition: Good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: , 688, 725-940, 836 ,  p. 36 cm. Rebound in half leather with marbled paper boards. New endpapers. No frontispiece. Title and next 4 leaves have repaired bottom corners. Dampstains to top corners. Ink notation at top of title page. Enhanced by ink marginalia throughout. Occasional tears and spots. Large chip from bottom of p. 503 may be paper flaw. Tear with pinned repair on p. 724. Pages 827-30 are loosening at top and have rough edges. Worm tracks in bottom margin pp. 654-210 not affecting text.