New York: James G. Gregory, Publisher, 1861. 1st edition thus, e.g., 1st 2-volume edition, and 2nd US edition (Gimbel D38; Smith AMERICAN, 13 [pp. 379 - 380]). 2 volumes (336; 334 pp). Frontis by F. O. C. Darley in Volume I; by John Gilbert in Volume II. Tissue guards, without the extensive foxing usually seen, just the image offset. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-3/4". Original publisher's green cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering. Pale yellow eps. Bright gilt, just minor wear to the bindings. A particularly pleasing example of this set, one of the nicer ones of those we've handled, VG+. Item #6467.13
An uncommon early US edition of this classic title, in the desirable green cloth [the publisher also issued the set in tan half-leather, which, ime, hasn't stood-up well over the last century & a half].