[SOUTH CAROLINA] - Alexander Edwards, compiler
Ordinances of the City Council of Charleston, In the State of South-Carolina, Passed since the Incorporation of the City ...
Charleston: Printed by W. P. Young, 1802. , 234,  pp.
[Bound with:] Ordinances of the City Council of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, passed since the 28th of October, 1801. Charleston: Printed by W. P. Young, 1804. , 235-269, , pp. [And with:] Ordinances of the City Council of Charleston, in the State of South Carolina, passed between the 24th Day of September 1804, and the 1st Day of September 1807... Charleston: Printed by G. M. Bounetheau, 1807. , -496pp. [And with:] Selection of such Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of the State of South-Carolina, as relate to the City of Charleston. Charleston: G. M. Bounetheau, 1807. 28, pp. Together, 4 works in 1. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches). (Browning). Contemporary calf, original owner's name stamped in gilt on the upper cover, flat spine divided into compartments with gilt roll tools, red morocco lettering piece in the second compartment, the others with a repeat decoration in gilt, marbled endpapers. (Expert repair to the front joint). Provenance: J[ervis] H[enry] Stevens, City Sheriff (name in gilt on upper cover). The sheriff's copy of an early compilation of the laws of Charleston, South Carolina, bound with continuations for several sessions and including many laws relating to slavery in the city. Stevens (1750-1828) served as an officer under General Francis Marion during the American Revolution and later as the sheriff of Charleston.
For the first work: Sabin 12062; Shaw & Shoemaker 2012.