Richmond: N. Pollard --Franklin Press, 1821.
Full Leather. First Edition. 8vo. (8 1/8” x 5 3/8”); in full sheep with morocco title label, and lacking the volume label; viii, , 2-367 pages including the Index, with Errata slip tipped in at the rear of the book; previous owner name “H. Rhodes” penned to the title page; the upper board has been neatly reattached with japanese tissue..~~The compiler, Francis Gilmer, died in 1826; he had been entrusted by Thomas Jefferson with recruiting faculty for The University of Virginia. Mr. Jefferson described him as “the best educated subject we have raised since the Revolution.”~ ~.