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[CONNECTICUT - FEDERAL] KIRBY, EPHRAIM. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut

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[CONNECTICUT - FEDERAL]  KIRBY, EPHRAIM. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut

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Lot 12
[CONNECTICUT - FEDERAL] KIRBY, EPHRAIM. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Superior Court of the State of Connecticut. Litchfi...
. Litchfield: Collier & Adam, 1789. First edition, the front blank signed "Daniel Crom. Verplanck 1789." Contemporary calf with red lettering label, cloth slipcase. 7 7/8 x 5 1/4 inches; [5], 456, table, list of subscribers. Title verso stamped, the covers and title detached, the spine and corners with small losses, internally some spotting but a clean copy.
This is first substantial collection of judicial reports in the United States. Daniel Crommelin Verplanck was a United States Representative from New York. As a boy in 1771, he was the subject of a fine portrait by John Singleton Copley in which he holds a squirrel on a chain, one of Copley's most admired New York works. Evans 21914.


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Estimate: $200 - $300
Sold for $187 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $200 - $300
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