London: Printed by His Majesty’s Law Printers, for Edward Brooke, 1779.
Half Leather. ESTC T183788. First published in French as “Les Commentaries ou reportes de Edmunde Plowden”, and now translated into English and considerably improved by many marginal notes and references to all the Books of the Common Law, both ancient and modern. This being a reissue of the sheets of the 1761 edition with a new title page. With an engraved portrait of Plowden surmounting his tomb. This copy lacking the second title page, isseud for Part II. Immediately following Part II is the case of Basset and Morgan vs. Manxel. at Serjeant’s Inn, followed by The Quaeries which does have a separated titlepage and pagination. A Table of the Printed Matters is present with a separted register. Three different names in the same family penned on the title page, and lengthy notes about the family penned on the verso and dated in 1844. In a later binding of calf over cloth, with a morocco label; some loss at the bottom of the spine.
Very Good binding.