New York: James G. Gregory, 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. 12mo. Original publisher's green cloth with gilt stamped spine lettering. Pale yellow eps. Average wear & soiling to cloth. Slight lean. Usual bit of foxing, primarily to preliminary & terminal leaves. Age-toning to paper. Small, 3mm, white spot to Vol II front board. Withal, a solid VG set. Item #6467.9
A scarce early US edition of this classic title, in the desirable green cloth, appearing infrequently on the commercial market.