Perley, Jeremiah. The Debates, Resolutions, and other Proceedings, of the Convention of Delegates...for the purpose of forming a Constitution for the State of Maine; To which is prefixed The Constitution taken in Convention. Portland: A. Shirley, Printer, 1820. First Edition. 
Half black leather with marbled boards, gilt titles and rules to spine, 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches, outer hinges sometime filled with paste, old scuff mark from removed spine label, small chip at tailband. 1853 gift inscription by H. W. Paine, Esq., Halllowell on ffep. Stamp of NE Historical Society Library on tp. & one p. of text; closed tear on one page affecting a few letters. (i.)-iv., (5)-300, (i.) page of errata; infrequent brief pencil marginalia. Good. Hardcover.
First edition of the proceedings for the creation of the State of Maine.