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- Faldo, Thomas
- Reformation of Proceedings at Law. By way of Petition, Dedicated to the Honourable Committee of Parliament, for Reformation of Courts of Justice, and Proceedings at Law. Wing F208. Quarto
- Printed by Hen: Hils, living . . . in Southwarke, London, 1649.
- Only edition of the sole work of Faldo of Grays Inn, imbued with "[a] Selden-like scepticism about equity" and contending that Chancery was so arbitrary and even corrupt that its reform was difficult and reliance on the common law was much preferable
- Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
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- $ 1250.00
- legal reform, equity
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