Item #161613 A Digest of the Law of Actions and Trials at Nisi Prius (2 vols). Isaac Espinasse.

A Digest of the Law of Actions and Trials at Nisi Prius (2 vols).

Walpole, NH: David Carlisle, 1801. Leather. 871 pp., 8vo. 2 vols in tan leather with red gilt spine labels. The 2nd American, from the 3rd London edition, corrected; w/ serious additions from printed & manuscript cases. Moderate soiling, scuffing & wear to boards; Vol. 1 has large (appx. 3 in x 4 in) uneven piece of leather missing from foot of spine including rear board, exposing the binding. Blue, stuck-on headband on volume 1 missing. Soiling, scuffing, and small insect holes to both spines with some loss to spine leather and title text. Bindings remain tight and sturdy. Some light soiling to textblock edges. Faint wrinkling, foxing & soiling throughout mostly clean textblocks. Black ownership monograph stamp to front boards, pencil signature "C.D.W Brownell" to feps indicating that these volumes once belonged to the painter Charles DeWolf Brownell of Providence. Good. Item #161613

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