Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.

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Author:
 
Title:
Advice to a Certain Lord High Chancellor, Twelve Judges, 600 Barristers . . . and 30,000 Attornies! . . . Strongly Recommended to All Gentlemen Who Wish to Know the Law; and to All Clients Whose Persons or Fortunes Are in the Power of Lawyers
Publisher:
Printed for P. Byrne, A. Grueber [and six others], Dublin, 1792.
Description:
Only Irish edition of a humorous expose of the chicaneries, sharp practices, and shifty tricks of the law, thinly disguised as "advice", purportedly written by a former chimney sweep and pickpocket turned lawyer after serving time in Newgate
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt lettered, some staining, mainly marginal, else clean and usable, with the half title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79707
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
humor, biography, prisons

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