Baltimore: Fielding Lucas, Jr., 1838. Hardcover. Scarce original edition of the first compilation of Maryland's testamentary laws. Clement Dorsey (1778-1848) was a congressman and later a judge for the 5th Circuit Court of Maryland. The publisher, Fielding Lucas (1781-1854), was a prominent 19th century cartographer and publisher. Bound in brown leather. Joints and hinges are weak, spine is missing and leather is scraped and stained. Introductory pages are loose, but the rest of the text is intact. Bookplate of Leonadis Coyle on front pastedown. Good+ condition. 174 pages including index. MD/113017. Good +.
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Baltimore: John D. Toy, 1854. Paperback. 8vo. SCARCE. Very good in yellow paper wrappers with black title to front wrapper. Minor chipping and browning to edges of wrappers. Minor rubbing to front wrapper. Wrappers are slightly brittle. Interior is clean and bright. 23 pages. BALT. BALT211101. Very Good.
New York: Henry Anstice, 1840. Paperback. SCARCE. 8vo. Very good in green paper wraps with black title to front wrapper. Edgewear to wrappers includes minor chipping and creasing and one open tear to to bottom corner of front wrapper. Minor foxing throughout. Light edgewear to corners of pages including slight dampstain to top coner. Text is bright. 12 pages. Law. LAW111101. Very Good.