Philadelphia: T. B. Peterson, No. 306 Chestnut Street. (n. d.). Ca 1857. 1st US one-volume edition (cf. Edgar & Vail, p. 27). Cf. Gimbel D25, "tenth set" 376 pp. Text double column, and per Edgar & Vail, derived from the Harper serial publication. 8 pp of adverts at rear [with 102 Chestnut Street as the publisher address, and Little Dorrit ("in the Press" for one edition) as the latest Dickens' title]. Dual frontis [duplicating internal cuts] + 38 intratextual cuts (after Phiz). Tall 8vo. 9-1/4" x 5-7/8". Original publisher's vertically-ribbed brown cloth binding with gilt spine lettering & figure; boards stamped with geometric design. Bright yellow eps. Some wear at spine ends & tips. Period pos to ffep & preliminary blank. Withal, a square & tight VG+ copy. Item #27837.1
Not in the McGuire Collection (Sumner & Stillman Catalogue #36), nor noted by Wilkins.