Book #79235
Item #79235 A Digest of the Revenue Laws of the United States [with] Supplement. L. Addington.
A Digest of the Revenue Laws of the United States [with] Supplement.

A Digest of the Revenue Laws of the United States [with] Supplement.

1804 Digest of United States Revenue Laws Addington, L. A Digest of the Revenue Laws of the United States: Wherein are Arranged, Under Distinct Heads, The Duties of Collectors, Naval Officers, Surveyors, Masters of Vessels, And All Other Persons Connected with the Imposts. To Which is Annexed an Appendix, Containing the Forms and Oaths in Use at the Custom-House. Philadelphia: Printed and Published by B. Graves, 1804. iv, [3]-262, xlv pp. [Bound with] Supplement to the Digest of the Revenue Laws; Passed During the Second Session of the Eighth Congress, Ending March 3, 1805. Philadelphia: Printed and Published by B. Graves, 1805. 19, [1] pp. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Worn, moderate rubbing and scuffing to boards, which are separated but secured by cords, rubbing and wear to extremities, chipping to spine ends, early repairs to front joint, corners bumped and worn, struck-through/abraded owner signatures to front endleaves, front free endpaper and first signature of text block, which is cracked between pp. 14-15, loosening slightly but secure. Moderate toning to interior, occasional light foxing, lower outside corner of leaf F1 (pp. 63-64) lacking without loss to text. $350. * Only editions. A thorough account of excise and revenue laws in the early Federal era with tables and an appendix of forms that gives a glimpse into the enforcement of the law by customs officers. Separately published, the Supplement is often bound with copies of the Digest. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 10450, 10451.

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