New York: Wiley & Putnam, 161 Broadway. 1846. 1st edition thus, and 2nd US edition (Smith AMERICAN, pp 66 - 69. , 97, 1 (blank)] pp. 12mo. 7-1/2" x 5". Original publisher's reddish brown printed paper covers. Custom red cloth chemise in deep maroon quarter leather slipcase with red cloth sides. While square & tight, with little extremity wear, the front wrapper is nearly detached. Prior bookseller penciled pricing to top of the first page. Bookplate of George Barr McCutcheon [cf. Lot 92, his 1926 sale]. With a nod to the front wrapper, Very Good. The attractive slipcase shows modest extremity wear, VG+. Item #46978
Rarely offered in the trade, this the first time in our 30 year career we've had this edition in stock, and this one with the nice McCutcheon provenance.