Collected Pieces of a Distinguished Nineteenth-Century New York City Lawyer Blunt, Joseph [1792-1860]. Speeches, Reviews, Reports, &c. New York: James Van Norden, 1843. [iv], 274 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Original cloth, gilt title to spine. Light rubbing to boards, heavier rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends and corners, fading to lower section of front board. Light toning to text, light foxing in a few places. $200. * First edition. Blunt, a distinguished New York City Lawyer, argued the important libel case Erastus Root v. Charles King. This volume reprints his argument in that case, along with other pieces on legal, political, social and historical topics. Sabin, A Dictionary of Books Relating to America 6044.
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