Albany, NY: Wm. & A. Gould & Co. / New York: Gould, Banks & Co., 1831.. 1831.. Fair. - Octavo, full tan calf titled in gilt on a leather label on the spine. The binding is bumped, rubbed & scuffed and the joints are splitting. The spine is darkened with the head lightly chipped & the remnant of a paper label on the tail. 559 pages. There is foxing & staining throughout. A few page corners are creased & there is a piece out of the bottom corner of the front endpaper. Good.
From the library of a mid-19th century lawyer who has signed his name with the date May 1831 on the flyleaf and has also made annotations in ink on the rear endpaper and blank. The signature of a later owner is also penned on the flyleaf.