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17th Century

Sir Edward Coke (1552-1634). Les Reports .... de divers resolutions.... London, 1600-1659. First edition. 13 v. Volume 1 shown here.

The thirteen parts were issued between 1600-1659 with different publishers; parts 12 and 13 were issued after Coke's death. The cases cover the years 1572-1615. The most influential reports of the 17th century, a time when the doctrine of precedent became established.