The Laws of the United States of America (4 vol. set)

By: Richard Folwell

Price: $2,200.00

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Philadelphia: Richard Folwell. Very Good. 1796 & 1799. With scarce volume IV. Vol. I: Acts from the first session of the first Congress in 1789 with reprint of Constitution. Detached full brown calf boards with significant wear. "United States" embossed to front cover. Lacking most of spine. Bookplate of previous owner to front pastedown. Light, infrequent foxing. Otherwise, text block good. Vol. II: Acts from the first session of the second Congress in 1791. Full brown calf. Red morocco title label to spine. Chipping to tail of spine. Blind tooled border motif to front and rear covers. Hinges cracked but attached. Name of previous owner elegantly inscribed in red ink to front pastedown and dated 1799. Small black ink mark from page 459-576 extends to rear pastedown not affecting text. Light, infrequent foxing. Otherwise, text block very nice. Vol. III: Acts of first session of third Congress in 1793. Full brown calf. Red morocco label to spine. Blind tooled border motif to front and rear covers. "Laws of U. States Vol. 3. AD. 1808" inscribed in ink to front cover. Light, infrequent foxing. Otherwise, text block is clean and tight. Vol. IV: Acts of first session of fifth Congress in 1797 with Constitution as proposed in 1787. Full brown calf. Red morocco label to spine. Front and rear hinges cracked but attached. Previous owner's name inked to title page. Light, infrequent foxing. Scarce.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 494;576;478, [index];561, 25,v, [index] pages .

Title: The Laws of the United States of America (4 vol. set)

Author Name: Richard Folwell

Categories: American History,

Publisher: Philadelphia, Richard Folwell: 1796 & 1799

Book Condition: Very Good

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 3767

Keywords: American history, Constitution, 18th century, Americana, Law, Legal History