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book #80086
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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