HAYWOOD, John, [ed]
A Revisal of All the Public Acts of the State of North Carolina and of the State of Tennessee now in force in the State of Tennessee....
Nashville: Printed and sold by Thomas G. Bradford, 1809. 8vo. , 474, pp. Repaired tears to pages 161-174.
Contemporary calf, worn
Provenance: James Allison (early signatures)
Pioneer Nashville imprint.
The third recorded Nashville imprint, and popularly referred to as the first work of "book" length to issue from a Nashville press. Copies differ in terms of the number of errata; in this copy, the list occupies three full pages. "...The first known bound book printed in this city...[and] justifiably a much-sought-after Tennessee rarity" (Allen).
Allen Imprints 141; Allen Rarities 16; Shaw & Shoemaker 18744.