Raleigh, (NC): Printed by and for Joseph Gales, 1816. 8vo. 418 pp. Contemporary calf (rubbed and soiled); old interior tidelines, staining, and foxing, early names on endpapers. Still a solid very good copy.
First edition (a second edition appeared in 1828). The author was serving as a judge on the United States District Court for North Carolina when this work was published; earlier North Carolina Justices were printed in New Bern (1774 and 1791) and Halifax (1800). American Imprints 38692. Thornton 11012. Item #50749