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book #80321
Author:
Bramston, James
Title:
Ignorami Lamentatio super Legis Communis Translationem Ex Latino in Anglicum . . . cui adjicitur, Index Expositorius locupletissimus Voces Communis Legis Angliae In hoc opere usitatas Exponens & Explanans. A variant printing not in ESTC [see imprint]
Publisher:
Vendit hunc Librum Gilliverus, Cujus Insigne est Homerus, London, 1736.
Description:
The spoof written by a Middle Templar turned clergyman (known to Pope who praised him in The Dunciad), "a high-spirited satire on lawyers, written in dog Latin hexameters", closing with a dictionary of about 100 law terms translated from the Latin
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the spine double gilt ruled and lettered, some browning, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80321
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Poetry, humor, legal dictionaries

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