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    Gunning Bedford, Jr. Signed Copy of an Early English Legal Volume. The book, missing the title page, measures 4.75" x 8.75", contains 397 pages of text, and a "Table" of 15 unnumbered pages. With an ownership signature by Bedford, "G Bedford junr", on the printed dedication page. Annotations in the rear endpapers in an unknown hand and two signatures that may be earlier variants by Bedford on the rear fly. The book is very fragile, with cracked joints, and is missing portions of the spine.

    Bedford's signature is scarce in any form. His signature on what was likely one of the books he used during his years reading law is an interesting and personal relic.

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    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
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