Valuable 1833-1836 Compendium Of U.S. Commercial Regulations [United States]. Department of the Treasury. A Digest of the Existing Commercial Regulations of Foreign Countries, With Which the United States Have Intercourse; As Far as They Can be Ascertained. Prepared Under the Direction of the Secretary of the Treasury, In Compliance With a Resolution of the House of Representatives, of 3d March, 1831. Three volumes. Volume I: City of Washington: Printed by Francis Preston Blair, 1833; Volumes II and III: Washington City: Blair & Rives, Printers, 1836. Complete set. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering pieces and blind fillets to spines. Some rubbing, some scuffing to boards. Several unopened signatures. Occasional discoloration and foxing, interior otherwise fresh. $500. * This is one of 750 sets printed for the use of the House of Representatives. A valuable resource for students of commercial and international law of the period (and students of taxation as well), it contains laws, the texts of treaties and statistical information. These books were published at an important juncture in U.S. history. Having survived the Napoleonic Wars and the devastation of the War of 1812, the United States was beginning to emerge as one of the world's leading commercial powers. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law (2003 Supplement) 7432.70.
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