by Caines, George
1810. Early New York Reports with "Much Important Matter" Caines, George [1771-1825]. Cases Argued and Determined in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and Correction of Errors, In the State of New York. New-York: Printed and Published by I. Riley, 1810. Two volumes bound as one. xxxi, 128; [iv], 360 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to spine and extremities, chipping to head of spine, joints starting at ends, corners bumped and worn, front hinge starting. Very light browning to text, faints dampspotting in places, early owner signatures to front pastedown and front free endpaper. $100. * Second edition, star-paged to the first edition. "This work, embracing cases from the court of errors from 1801 to 1805 inclusive and Supreme Court cases from 1796, contains much important matter, displays much ability, and is esteemed authoritative": Dictionary of American Biography II:404. This edition not in the Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) or Cohen.
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