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EVERY MAN HIS OWN LAWYER, OR THE CLERK AND MAGISTRATE'S ASSISTANT. "By the Gentleman of the Bar." Bound with (as usual): "THE CLERK'S ASSISTANT, Part II. Containing Selections of Various Useful Practical Forms, &c."

P. Potter & Co: Poughkeepsie. 1831 7.25 x 4.25, blindstamped leather, with gilt ruled red spine label, 126, 62. Covers darkened (exposure to fire?), stained, lacking small pieces of leather, covers warped, front outer hinge cracking, several slashes on back cover, page edges darkened on first and last few pages, waterstained (mainly in upper margin area), toned, small tears, scattered spotting, creased corners, lacking lower corner of pages 121/122, former owner's name J.F. Chubb stamped on front cover and on blank page up to the title page. Johathan F. Chubb, one of Grand Rapids earliest settlers, arrived in 1833 (Louis Campau, the founder, arrived in 1826) and purchased land for a farm soon afterward. In 1834, in the then village of Grand Rapids' first ever election, Chubb was elected as the overseer of the highways. Years later, he sold the farm and moved into the city and opened up an "agricultural store," succeeded upon his death by his son A.L. Chubb. A nice association piece. A later printing of the first ed.


Book Id: 98-1828

Price: $195.00

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