Sep 28, 2017 - Sale 2455

Sale 2455 - Lot 39

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(ARKANSAS.) Pike, Albert; reporter. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court . . . of the State of Arkansas. [4], 655; vi, 639 pages. 2 volumes. 4to, matched contemporary calf (the first volume an inch taller), moderate wear; foxing, moderate dampstaining; early owners' signatures and marks on front endpapers, titles, and front boards. Little Rock, AR: Budd and Colby / George H. Burnett, 1840, 1841

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first edition of the first court reports of the new state (established in 1836). As may be expected, land claims and slavery are frequent topics. The compiler later served as a general in the Confederacy. Allen, Arkansas Imprints 85, 94.