Howard's Supreme Court Reports: The Series that Includes the Dred Scott Case [Supreme Court, United States]. Howard, Benjamin C[hew] [1791-1872], Reporter. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States. Volumes 1-3: Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, 1854, 1845; Volumes 4-18: Boston: Charles C. Little & James Brown, 1847-1861; Volumes 19-20: Washington, DC: William M. Morrison & Co., 1859, 1858; Volumes 21-23: Washington, DC: W.H. & O.H. Morrison, 1859-1860; Volume 24: Washington, DC: W.H. & O.H. Morrison, 1864. Twenty-four volumes. Complete set. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Later buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling, shelfwear and minor stains, faint dampstaining to spines of Volumes 16 to 24. Light toning to interiors, occasional light foxing. $650. * Volumes 5, 8, 9, 11-17, 20-23: first edition; Volumes 2, 3, 6,7, 10, 19, 24: second edition; Volumes 1, 4, 18: third edition. With indexes. Howard, the fifth Supreme Court reporter, prepared more volumes of decisions than any of his predecessors. Dred Scott v. Sandford, which this set has in its second edition, is the most famous decision in his reports. Other significant cases reported by Howard are Luther v. Borden, Sheldon v. Sill, Hotchkiss v. Greenwood, Strader v. Graham and Ableman v. Booth. These volumes were later republished as Volumes 42-65 of United States Reports. Cohen and O'Connor, A Guide to the Early Reports of the Howard's Supreme Court Reports 77-86, 168-192.
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