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Michael Robinson   Link to this

Coke, Edward, Sir, 1552-1634.

L&M state that probably the following three volumes, of four, are alluded to on March 29th. 1665:-

The first part of the institutes of the laws of England. Or, A commentary upon Littleton, not the name of the author only, but of the law itself. Hæc ego grădævus posui tibi candide lector. Authore Edw. Coke, Milite. The sixth edition, corrected.
London : printed for the Company of Stationers, anno 1664.
[7], 395, [30] leaves, 1 leaf of plates (folded) : port. ; 2⁰.
A commentary on the "Tenures" of Sir Thomas Littleton: 749 sections, each section printed in three columns, English, Law French, and Coke's commentary in English.

The second part of the Institutes of the laws of England. Containing the exposition of many ancient, and other statutes; whereof you may see the particular in a table following. Authore Edw. Coke Milite, I C. With an alphabetical table not heretofore printed.
London : printed by J[ames]. Flesher for W[illiam]. L[ee]. D[aniel]. P[akeman]. and G[abriel]. B[edell]., 1662.
[12], 746, [56] p. : diagram ; port., 2⁰.

The third part of the Institutes of the laws of England: concerning high treason, and other pleas of the crown, and criminall causes. uthore Edw. Coke milite, J.C.
[London] : MDCLX. Printed at London by J. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, [1660]
[12], 243, [19] p. : port. ; 2⁰.

Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), C 4925, 4949, 4962. PL 2150–2.

The Pepysian library contains also:-

The fourth part of the Institutes of the laws of England: concerning the jurisdiction of courts. Authore Edw. Coke milite, I.C. MDCXLVIII.
[London] : Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, [1648]
[14], 364, [35] p., [1] leaf of plates : port. ; 2⁰.

[The first Editions respectively, London: 1628, 42, 44, 44]

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