by Great Britain; Court of Session
1753. Collection of Civil-War Era English Decisions [Great Britain]. [Court of Session, Scotland]. The Decisions of the English Judges, During the Usurpation, From the Year 1655, To His Majesty's Restoration, And the Sitting Down of the Session in June 1661. Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1661. [iv], 243,  pp. Title page prced by advertisement leaf. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf, gilt-edged raised bands and lettering piece to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Negligible light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, small chip to head of spine, corners bumped and lightly worn. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places. An attractive copy. $450. * Only edition. Preceded in coverage only by those of Sir Alexander Gibson [d. 1644], these are the earliest reports of the Court of Session, Scotland's supreme civil court. According to the Advertisement (p.ii), these reports were based on a anonymous manuscript in the library of the Faculty of Advocates. English Short-Title Catalogue T32180.
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