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book #78296
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

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