Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Purves, J.A.
- The Law and Lawyers Laid Open, in Twelve Visions. To which is Added, Plain Truth, in Three Dialogues, Between Truman, Skinall, Dryboots, Three Attorneys, and Season a Bencher
- Printed for T. Woodman, at Camden's Head in Round-Court [etc.], London, 1737.
- Only edition of an imaginative proposal for extensive law reform (based on the author's Twelve Visions), patterned upon Cervantes' contemporary, Francisco Quevedo, and conceiving a Court of the Underworld before which the law is found wanting
- Contemporary speckled calf, gilt, joints just cracking but firm, clean and even pretty; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1500.00
- legal reform
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