Ten (10) Tennessee Supreme Court and General Assembly related political books, some reprints. 1st item: REPORTS OF CASES ARGUED AND ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ERRORS AND APPEALS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, FROM THE YEAR 1816-1817, Vol. III, by John Haywood, esq., printed by Heiskell and Brown, Knoxville, 1818. Octavo, 319 pages, rebound in contemporary brown leather with original brown leather tooled covers, brown leather label with gilt lettering and border to spine. 8 1/8″ H x 5 1/2″ W x 1 1/2″ D. 2nd-3rd items: Two (2) copies of REPORTS OF CASES, RULED AND DECIDED BY THE SUPREME COURT OF ERRORS AND APPEALS FOR THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, Vol. 4, reported by John Haywood, esq., printed by T. G. Bradford, Nashville, 1818. 12mo, 300 pages, hardbound in brown leather with tooled borders, red leather label with gilt lettering to spines. 7 1/8″ H x 4 1/2″ W x 1 1/8″ D. 4th-5th items: Two (2) copies of REPORTS OF CASES ARGUED AND ADJUDGED IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ERRORS AND APPEALS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, COMMENCING SEPTEMBER TERM, 1822, AND ENDING WITH MAY TERM, 1824, by Jacob Peck, printed by Heiskell and Brown, Knoxville, 1824. Octavo, 462 pages, hardbound in brown leather with tooled decorative border red leather label with gilt lettering and border to spine. 9 5/8″ H x 6″ W x 1 5/8″ D. 6th item: PUBLIC ACTS PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE TWENTIETH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, 1833, printed by Allen A. Hall and F. S. Heiskell, Nashville, 1833. Octavo, 147 pages, hardbound in one quarter brown leather with paper sides, red leather label with gilt lettering to spine. 8 7/8″ H x 5 3/8″ W x 5/8″ D. 7th-8th items: Two (2) copies of PUBLIC ACTS OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, PASSED AT THE EXTRA SESSION OF THE THIRTY-THIRD GENERAL ASSEMBLY, APRIL 1861, printed by J. O. Griffith and Company, Nashville, 1861. Octavo, 103 pages, hardbound in one quarter brown cloth with marbled paper sides, gilt lettering to spines. 8 3/4″ H x 6″ W x 1/2″ D. 9th item: Bound reprint of nine (9) JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL and JOURNAL OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF TENNESSEE, dated 1794-1976, printed by George Roulstone, Knoxville, 1794, reprinted by McKennie and Brown, Nashville, 1852. Octavo, hardbound in brown cloth, red leather label with gilt lettering to spine. General Edwin Fitzhugh Polk (1818-1854), Uncle of President James K. Polk and Tennessee representative in the United States House of Representatives, previous owner inscriptions to front matter page and title page. 8 3/4″ H x 5 3/4″ H x 1 1/4″ D. 10th item: JOURNALS OF THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF THE SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE HELD AT KNOXVILLE, 1797-1798, published by Southern Publishers Inc, Kingsport, 1933. Octavo, 481 pages, hardbound in brown cloth with tooled borders, burgundy leather label with gilt lettering to spine. 8 5/8″ H x 6″ W x 1 1/2″ D. CONDITION: Wear, staining, areas of loss, bumped corners to spines. Pages with toning/acid burn, dampstaining, foxing spots, pencil and ink inscriptions from previous owners, tears, areas of loss to be expected from age. 2nd-3rd items: One with front cover partially separated from spine. 4th-5th items: 3/4″ x 1 3/8″ area of loss to leather, top of spine of one copy. Front cover completely separated from spine, one copy. Areas of loss, possibly rat chew or insect damage to edges of pages, both copies. 6th item: Peeling, areas of loss to paper sides. 7th-8th items: Areas of loss, largest 3″ x 5/8″, to cloth spine to one copy.
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