An Abridgment of the Laws of Pennsylvania, Being a Complete Digest of All such Acts of Assembly, as Concern the Commonwealth at Large [vol. 1]. Collinson Read.
An Abridgment of the Laws of Pennsylvania, Being a Complete Digest of All such Acts of Assembly, as Concern the Commonwealth at Large [vol. 1]

An Abridgment of the Laws of Pennsylvania, Being a Complete Digest of All such Acts of Assembly, as Concern the Commonwealth at Large [vol. 1]

Philadelphia, Pa. 1801. Hardcover. "To which is added, an appendix, containing a variety of precedents (adapted to the several acts) for the use of justices of the peace, sheriffs, attornies and conveyancers." "Printed for the Author." [4], lvi, [[3], 468, [28] p.; 22 cm. Full calf; red morocco spine label with gilt-tooled title: Read's Digest. Blind-tooled borders on both boards and blind-rules on spine. Shelf numbers on old paper labels at tail of spine. Former owner's name on front free endpaper: John Marshel. Bookplate on back fixed endpaper indicating that this volume was given to the Washington County Historical Society by Janet M. Clark in 1905. Early American Imprints, 2nd ser. (Shaw & Shoemaker), 1214. This is the first volume only. A second volume was published in 1804 by H. Maxwell, Philadelphia. In Very Good- Condition: leather is somewhat stained and rubbed; loss of leather at head of spine; light foxing throughout; old dampstaining in upper portion of final 16 leaves (index) and back endpapers, with light tide mark on back board; otherwise pages are clean and tight; joints are solid. Very Good -. Item #001552

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