Albany: Wm. & A. Gould & Co. Law Booksellers, 1831. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. , iv-vii, , 1-538,  pp. Contemporary sheep with the spine in five compartments, red morocco label lettered in gold on the spine. With the page of errata. To which is added an appendix containing the rules of the Supreme Court of the United States; of the Courts of Equity of the United States; of the Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York, in Civil Causes of Admiralty and Maritime Jurisdiction ... and also, a few practical forms. Printed by B.D. Packard & Co. Evans 6654. Federal Judicial Center, "Conkling, Alfred". Sabin 15618. Highly difficult to find in the first edition in commerce. A useful and detailed law reference, focused largely on the Southern District of New York with information on the Federal Court System. Conkling was a Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York and was nominated to the position by John Quincy Adams. He served until 1852. Very Good. Item #000011442
The front joint is just beginning to split but the binding is secure, remnants of a contemporary owner's name on the front board; leaves are mildly foxed.