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Brome, Alexander
The Record of a Famous Action upon the Case. In Rythme. Wherein Priscilla Morecrave, Widow, was the Plaintiff, and Roger Pricklove was the Defendant. Being An Essay towards the Reformation of the Law [etc.]. Folio
Printed for J. Roberts at the Oxford Arms in Warwick-lane, London, 1727.
The rare reissue of Brome's satire humorously skewering in verse the Commonwealth's dictate that English be used in the law courts, here appearing some seventy years later, as again legal proceedings were proposed to be (and finally were) in English
Modern boards, somewhat rubbed, else clean with ample margins and with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate, six copies in ESTC, 12 pages; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
humor, Poetry, legal reform
Brome, Alexander (comp.)
Rump: Or an Exact Collection Of the Choycest Poems and Songs Relating to the Late Times. By the most Eminent Wits, from Anno 1639 to Anno 1661 [with] Rump Songs. The Second Part. Wing B4851
Printed for Henry Brome . . . and Henry Marsh [etc.], London, 1662.
The much expanded edition of 'Ratts Rhimed to Death', over two hundred poems collected by Alexander Brome, the lawyer and poet, canvassing with much humor (lawyers among the targets), and often salaciously, the two preceding tumultuous decades
Modern calf, all edges gilt, the front hinge loose, without the engraved frontispiece; the Fairfax of Cameron copy
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$ 750.00
Poetry, Music, humor

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