Bound in full leather with black spine label with gilt lettering. Covers are slightly worn but overall in very good condition. Interior is clean and unmarked except for prior owner's name inked to front free end paper. Binding is square and solid. This is the first and only edition of an early Justice of the Peace manual. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: A Digest of the Common Law, the Statute Laws...
Publisher: John Wilson
Publication Date: 1818
Book Condition: Very Good
Book Description to Which is Subjoined an Extensive Appendix of Forms. Deerfield: John Wilson, 1818. viii,521 pages. 9.5x6", leather, red spine label, gold title & rolls. Shaw & Shoemaker 43857. Rubbed, foxed, some corners creased, VG. Seller Inventory # 47062
Book Description Deerfield: John Wilson, 1818., 1818. viii and 512 pp. Large 8vo, full law sheep, black spine label; 2-inch separation in front outer hinge, but boards tight and firm; front free endpaper detached, all endpapers browned due to acidic reaction; contemporary ownership signature on blank preceding title A.I. 43857; Marvin p. 266.First and only edition of an early Justice of the Peace manual; almost half the precedents are American, which is unusual for this period. Despite the faults enumerated, this is an exceptionally good copy. Seller Inventory # 2828