Cooley, Thomas M. [1824-1898]. A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations Which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1868. Reprint. [Birmingham]: Legal Classics Library, . xlvii, 720 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Owner stamp to front endleaf, otherwise fine. $40. * Reprint of first edition. "The Most influential work ever published on American constitutional law": Corwin, Constitutional Revolution 87 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 396.