Very Good. Item #6483
Philadelphia, P.H. Nicklin and T. Johnson, Law Booksellers, 1830. Volume I, Third Edition. Octavo. 538 pages. Tan buckram with black leather spine label stamped in gilt. Ex-library [Library of Congress].
Ownership stamp of George S. Graham to front and rear pastedowns. Graham was a member of Congress from Pennsylvania and prosecutor of the infamous serial killer H.H. Holmes. Over the bookplate at front is a Library of Congress sticker, and on front free endpaper a "Surplus / Duplicate" LOC stamp.
Alexander James Dallas was the first U.S. Supreme Court Reporter and would later serve as Treasury Secretary under James Madison. This volume covers cases from 1754 to 1789.
Boards are worn with exposure to extremities and spine. Moderate soiling and staining boards. Binding is sound with hinges reinforced with cloth tape. First few gatherings loose but holding.