Little Rock, AR: P.A. Ladue, Printer. 1876. , 550,  pp. Bound in modern quarter morocco and marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine. Clean text, Very Good.
The first and rarest of several editions. "The primary object of this little compilation is to furnish Justices of the Peace with a convenient manual to guide them in the performance of their official duties. We have attempted an explanation of the elementary principles of the civil and criminal law, to be administered in their courts."
A detailed Index, appearing at the end, indicates the wide array of functions that these judicial officers performed.
FIRST EDITION. Allen 751. OCLC 41041452 [2- Central AR Lib., Hendrix College] as of June 2019. Not in Marke, Harv. Law Cat. Item #21671