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Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising the Constitution, And Acts.

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1792. Early Post-Revolutionary Compilation of New York Laws [New York]. Laws of the State of New York, Comprising the Constitution, And the Acts of the Legislature, Since the Revolution, From the First to the Fifteenth Session, Inclusive. New York: Printed by Thomas Greenleaf, 1792. Two volumes. [iv], 511, [1] pp.; [iv], 521, [15] pp. Octavo (8" x 4-3/4"). Contemporary varnished sheep, blind fillets, lettering pieces and black-stamped volume numbers to spine. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, light fading to spines, minor chipping to spine head of Volume 1, hinges starting. Toning to text, light browning and negligible foxing in places, internally clean. $950. * Only edition. With the state constitution, a digested index and subscriber list that includes Aaron Burr, Edward Livingston and other prominent New Yorkers of the period. This was the second compilation of New York's laws published since the Revolution, and the first octavo edition. This format was chosen to make this edition more affordable. 1400 subscriber copies were issued. Complete in itself, a third volume was added to this set in 1798. Babbitt, Hand-List of Legislative Sessions and Session Laws 350.

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Laws of the State of New-York, Comprising the Constitution, And Acts.
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1792
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