New York: Isaac Collins & Son for Abraham and Arthur Stansbury, 1802.
First Edition. Volume I. (all published). xxxvii, , 648, clxvii, pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Rebound in half brown calf and cloth. A few small edge pieces missing from early leaves. Contemporary newspaper clippings tipped on pp. 419 and 460. Item #304331
The first American treatise on commercial law and on Admiralty Law, with an emphasis on shipping. Caines was the first official case reporter in the United States, recording decisions of the New York Court of Appeals 1803-1805.
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