Paris: Chez M. Laporte, An XIII (1804-05). First edition. Hardcover. Quarto. XIII, , 503, pp. Original full calf with gold-tooling and gilt lettering on spine. Scarce work on the Court of Cassation's jurisprudence from 1791 to 1801. Some age wear on binding with heavy rubbing along edges and joints. Lower part of spine missing. Head of spine chipped. Ex-library stamp on title-page. Minor and sporadic light water-staining throughout. Text in French. Binding in overall poor, interior in good to very good condition. Item #25820
About the author: French Lawyer (1762-1845). His name remains attached to the Laws and Judgments (Recueil des lois et arrêts), which he published after 1791 and continued to appear after his death under the title Collection Sirey (Recueil Sirey).