[JONES, SAMUEL and VARICK, RICHARD] Laws of the State of New-York, comprising the Constitution, and the acts of the legislature since the Revolution, from the first to the twelfth session, inclusive.
New York: Hugh Gaine, . First edition. Leonard Bronk copy, with two notes signed by Hugh Gaine laid-in, one also signed by Richard Varick. Two volumes in one. Contemporary calf with "Leonard Bronk" stamped in gilt to the upper cover and a red morocco lettering label, slipcase. 15 x 10 inches (38 x 26 cm); , 336, , xii, ; , 471,  pp. Front endpaper detached, edges toned, shelfwear but the binding sound.
The important Varick and Jones edition of New York's post-Revolutionary laws, from 1778 on. The title page vignette was engraved by Peter Maverick, according to ESTC. Leonard Bronk was a member of the New York Assembly during this period. The Varick signed note here authorizes payment to Hugh Gaine for the printing of bank notes. Evans 22012.
C Estate of Leo Hershkowitz
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