The First Annotated Edition of the First U.S. Penal Code Tucker, George F., Annotator. Blood, Charles W., Annotator. The Federal Penal Code in Force January 1, 1910 Together with Other Statutes Having Penal Provisions in Force December 1, 1908. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1910. lii, 507 pp. Contemporary buckram, raised bands and red and black calf lettering pieces to spine, early owner name (Millar) to head and foot. Light soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, front hinge partially cracked, early owner signature (Robert W. Millar) to front free endpaper. Moderate toning to interior, faint dampstain to title page and adjacent endleaf, light soiling to pastedowns and free endpapers. $250. * Only edition. Tucker and Blood's was the first annotated edition of the first U.S. Penal Code. Enacted March 4, 1909, it was the work of a commission on the codification and revision of the federal laws, created in 1897, and a joint committee of the Senate and House of Representatives.
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