Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers and Authorities of that Office, as Regulated by the Laws Now in Force in this State: To Which is Added a Great Variety of Warrants, Recognizances, Bonds, Deeds of Bargain and Sale, Lease and Release, of Trust, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Contracts, and Other Precedents, Interspersed Under Their Several Heads; Together With the Constitution of the State of Alabama. Henry Hitchcock.
The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers and Authorities of that Office, as Regulated by the Laws Now in Force in this State: To Which is Added a Great Variety of Warrants, Recognizances, Bonds, Deeds of Bargain and Sale, Lease and Release, of Trust, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Contracts, and Other Precedents, Interspersed Under Their Several Heads; Together With the Constitution of the State of Alabama
The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers and Authorities of that Office, as Regulated by the Laws Now in Force in this State: To Which is Added a Great Variety of Warrants, Recognizances, Bonds, Deeds of Bargain and Sale, Lease and Release, of Trust, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Contracts, and Other Precedents, Interspersed Under Their Several Heads; Together With the Constitution of the State of Alabama

The Alabama Justice of the Peace, Containing All the Duties, Powers and Authorities of that Office, as Regulated by the Laws Now in Force in this State: To Which is Added a Great Variety of Warrants, Recognizances, Bonds, Deeds of Bargain and Sale, Lease and Release, of Trust, Mortgages, Bills of Sale, Contracts, and Other Precedents, Interspersed Under Their Several Heads; Together With the Constitution of the State of Alabama

Cahawba: William B. Allen, 1822. First and only edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. 494, [2]pp. Original full calf with gold lettered title label pasted on spine. According to Owen, this was the first book printed in Alabama other than collected documents of the constitutional convention of 1819 and the journals and session laws of the general assembly. Hitchcock, who was Alabama's attorney general when he compiled this book, is an important figure in that state's history. He helped to write its constitution and went on to become Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court (See Owen, A Bibliography of Alabama 981, and Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8316). Moderate rubbing and discoloration to binding. Slight water staining along fore-edge to very first and very last pages (not affecting text). Ex-library stamp on title page. Moderate and sporadic foxing throughout. Fly leaf at rear partly chipped. Binding and interior in overall fair to good condition. fair to g. Item #8483

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