Nashville. 1836. v,808,cviii pp. Contemporary calf, boards blind ruled, gilt spine labels, edges dyed yellow. Hinges cracked but holding, spine ends and edges worn, boards rubbed. Contemporary and later ownership inscriptions in front endpapers and titlepage. Tanned, light dampstaining and foxing. Good. Item #WRCAM53627
An uncommon and extensive anthology of Tennessee laws, organized by subject, with selections from legislative acts, the state constitution, and judicial decisions quoted under each heading. The authors were both Tennessee lawyers and active state politicians, and both would go on to represent the state in the United States Congress, Caruthers in the House and Nicholson in the Senate. ALLEN 1271. AII (TENNESSEE) 615.