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A POCKET DICTIONARY OF THE LAW OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE, PROMISSORY NOTES, BANK NOTES, CHECKS, ETC.

by Maxwell, John Irwing

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(Printed by Fry and Kammerer for) William P. Farrand and Co., Philadelphia: ., 1808. pp. xv, (1)-251. Irregular pagination. Text lightly browned. Early manuscript ownership of Jao. Banks 1841 on title page. Another autograph ownership is not identified. 12mo. 185 mm. Original full roan leather binding, worn. Joints cracked, boards fragile. Spine very worn with loss. Nice small chain roll frame in blind on each board. Hardbound. Binding Poor. Text Good. Title continues: 'With An Appendix, Containing Abstracts Of Acts And Select Cases Relative To Negotiable Securities, Analysis Of A Count In Assumpsit, Tables Of Notarial Fees, Stamps, Postage, Etc. With Many Additions For The Use Of The American Merchant'. At head of title Farrand & Co.'s Premium Edition. First published in London in 1802, this is the first and only American edition. SCARCE. S&S/AI 15570. PAIMP 23. Hardcover.


  • Bookseller: THE FAMILY ALBUM, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: ALEX284
  • Title: A POCKET DICTIONARY OF THE LAW OF BILLS OF EXCHANGE, PROMISSORY NOTES, BANK NOTES, CHECKS, ETC.
  • Author: Maxwell, John Irwing
  • Format/binding:Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: (Printed by Fry and Kammerer for) William P. Farrand and Co., Philadelphia: .
  • Date published: 1808
  • Keywords: PENNSYLVANIA IMPRINTS EARLY AMERICAN LAW ECONOMICS BUSINESS MONEY BILLS OF EXCHANGE PROMISSORY NOTES BANK CHECKS DICTIONARY NEGOTIABLE SECURITIES MERCHANT POCKET JOHN IRWING MAXWELL PHILADELPHIA IMPRINT 1808
  • Bookseller catalogs: ECONOMICS / BUSINESS; LAW / GOVERNMENT / POLITICS; EARLY AMERICAN IMPRINTS;

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