Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Trevers, Joseph
- An Essay To the Restoring of our Decayed Trade. Wherein is Described, the Smugglers, Lawyers, and Officers Frauds. Wing T2129
- Printed for Giles Widdowes [and two others], London, 1675.
- First edition of Trevers's only work, attributing part of the decline of the English wool trade to the law, proposing several legal reforms and, in his postscript, fiercely attacking lawyers, who "multiply like Catterpillers in a dry summer"
- Modern dark brown calf, gilt lettered, some browning, the margin of last leaf chipped (no loss), else well preserved; the Taussig copy
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- $ 1250.00
- Commercial Law, legal reform, Legal Ethics
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