by Forrester, Alexander
1741. Cases Tempore Talbot" [Forrester, Alexander, Reporter]. Cases in Equity During the Time of the Late Lord Chancellor Talbot: With Tables of the Names of Cases, And Principal Matters. [London]: Printed by H. Lintot for T Waller, 1741. [ii], vi, 286,  pp. Includes one-page publisher advertisement. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style retaining contemporary lettering piece, blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, raised bands, blind ornaments and lettering piece to spine. Light rubbing and a few shallow scuffs to boards, small chip to lettering piece, corners bumped and somewhat worn, early armorial bookplate (of John Aspinall) to front pastedown, hinges cracked. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, occasional crinkling with some light soiling, light foxing and finger smudges to a few leaves, minor worming to head of gutter at beginning and end of text block, early owner signature (of Joseph Roberts) to head of title page, notes in his hand in a few places. A nice copy. $250. * First edition. Usually cited as "Cases Tempore Talbot," this is a respected collection of cases heard by one of England's greatest judges. "Undoubtedly, everywhere in the Cases Temp. Talbot you see the purest and most steady intelligence, united with affection unfailing for the justice of the case.": Wallace, The Reporters 507, 509. English Short-Title Catalogue T95697.
(Inventory #: 69496)