Rawle's Pennsylvania Supreme Court Reports Rawle, William, Jr. [1788-1859]. Wister, William Wynne, Jr. [1838-1900]. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. With Notes Referring to Cases in the Subsequent Reports by William Wynne Wister, Jun. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson & Co, 1869. Five volumes. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep with later rebackings, endpapers renewed. Blind rules to boards, blind fillets along joints, blind rules, retained red and black lettering pieces and gilt volume numbers to spines, hinges of Volumes 2 and 3 reinforced. Light rubbing and a few faint stains to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with some wear to spine ends, hinges of Volumes 1, 4 and 5 cracked. Light toning to interiors, offsetting and a few chips to margins of preliminaries and rear endleaves, early owner stamp (William A. Shafer) to front pastedowns and free endpapers $150. * Rawle, who was greatly aided by the great Pennsylvania jurist Thomas Sergeant [1782-1860], covers Supreme Court decisions from 1828 to 1835. The first editions of these reports were published from 1829 to 1836. Wallace, The Reporters 585.
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