Curtis's Condensed Supreme Court Reports [Supreme Court, United States]. Curtis, B[enjamin] R[obbins] [1809-1874], Editor. Reports of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States. With Notes, And a Digest. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855 (Volume I)-1864 (other volumes). 22 volumes (3 linear feet). Complete set. Volume 22 has title: Digest of Decisions in the Supreme Court of the United States. From the Origin of the Court to the Close of the December Term 1854. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Later tan buckram, red and lack calf lettering pieces to spines. Light to moderate soiling and edgewear, chipping to edges of some of the lettering pieces, some hinges cracked or starting. Light toning to interiors, minor chips and tears to preliminaries of Volume I, early owner signature (B.W. Whitney) and shelf number (in pencil) to head of each title page. $950. * An unofficial condensed 22-volume edition of the first 57 volumes of United States Supreme Court reports (Dallas 2 to Howard 17, 1790-1854), star-paged to the original reports. Curtis reduced the reports by omitting or editing the arguments of counsel. The decisions are given in full. Curtis was an associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1851 to 1857. His edition was endorsed by the Court. Cohen and O'Connor, A Guide to the Early Reports of the Supreme Court of the United States 229.
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