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A History of the Law, the Courts, and the Lawyers of Maine:. From Its First Colonization to the Early Part of the Present Century.

Portland, ME: Bailey & Noyes, 1863. First Edition (presumed). Hardcover. Bookplate of Herbert Briggs (Herbert Whittaker Briggs was Professor of government and international law at Cornell University.) Williamson 10839. According to Williamson, "Part of the edition was destroyed in the fire of 1866. Copies are rare." Noted flaws notwithstanding, this is a very presentable copy of an increasingly scarce tome. Good+ [Textblock Very Good+]. No DJ as Issued. Light shelf/edge wear, moderate chip at head, fraying at head and heel, tips through, owner bookplate at front pastedown (with ghost at opposite), news clipping tipped in at ffep, hint of age toning at text block edges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Dark brown ribbed cloth boards, gilt lettering and decorative elements, frontispiece, tissueguards. 8vo. viii, 712pp. Illus. (b/w plates). Item #4438

Price: $450.00

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