Bartleby's Books is on vacation from June 22, 2022 to July 22, 2022. We will be doing the Minnesota Antiquarian Bookfair July 8 and 9. Afterwards we will be at CABS at St. Olaf. No orders will ship till July 24.
CODE OF LAWS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Prepared under the Authority of the Act of Congress of the 29th of April, 1816, Entitled "An Act Authorizing the Judges of the Circuit Court, and the Attorney for the District of Columbia. to Prepare a Code of Jurisprudence for the Said District."
Washington, (DC): Printed by Davis & Force, 1819. First edition. 8vo. 575 pp. Ownership signature of James F. Haliday, who served on the District's Common Council in the early 1840s, at the head of the title page. Sabin 20300. American Imprints 47836. Cohen 10307. Original paper-backed drab boards (rubbed), printed paper spine label. A little spine wear, but a fine untrimmed, unopened copy. Housed in a custom cloth clam-shell box. Rare in original condition. (1211). Item #54502