Reports and Cases of Law

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by William Leonard

Leonard's Reports "were always in high estimation" and noted for their general accuracy.[1] The set covers cases from 1540 to 1615.

Bibliographic Information

Author: William Leonard.

Title: Reports and Cases of Law: Argued, and Adjudged in the Courts of Law, at Westminister, in the Time of the Late Queen Elizabeth.

Publication Info: London: Printed by Tho. Roycroft, for Nath. Ekins, 1658-1675.

Edition: First edition; 4 volumes bound in 1.

Evidence for Inclusion in Wythe's Library

Description of the Wolf Law Library's copy

Original boards, recently rebacked with matching full calf. Spine features five raised bands; maroon title piece, and dates at foot of spine are gilt lettered. Contains signature of W. Wilson on title and plain name plate of John Becke, Northampton. Purchased from Wildy & Sons Ltd.

View this book in William & Mary's online catalog.


  1. John William Wallace, The Reporters, Arranged and Characterized with Incidental Remarks, 4th ed., rev. and enl. (Boston: Soule and Bugbee, 1882), 142-143.