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Term Reports in the Court of King's Bench

From Michaelmas Term, 35th George III, 1794

To Trinity Term, 36th George III, 1796

Both Inclusive

Volume VI

by Charles Durnford and Edward Hyde East

1802 - London - A. Strahan

9" x 6", xii, 818pp

 

DETAILS

Hardbound volume in maroon cloth covered boards with gilt title to the spine.

Sir Edward Hyde East, 1st Baronet MP (17641847) was a judge in India and legal writer; chief justice of Calcutta.

East is chiefly known as a legal writer from his Reports of Cases in the Court of King's Bench from Mich. Term, 26 Geo. III (1785), to Trin. Term, 40 Geo. III (1800), by C. Durnford and E. H. East. These were the first law reports published regularly at the end of each term. Hence they were called the Term Reports. They were continued by East alone in his Reports of Cases argued and determined in the Court of King's Bench from Mich. Term, 41 Geo. III (1800), to Mich. Term, 53 Geo. III (1812), 1801, 1814. There are various American editions of both series. No English reports, says Marvin, are oftener cited in American courts than these (p. 282).

CONDITION

The binding is tight and firm with all pages securely attached. There is some wear to the extremities including minor bumping to the corners and a small rip in the bottom of the spine. There is some rubbing to the titles on the spine and 'Home Office' is embossed on the front board. Internally the pages are clean and bright with the occasional handling mark and odd spot. There are two library stamps on the front blank end paper and one on the rear pastedown. Overall the volume is in very good condition.

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