New York: Harper & Brothers, 1840. First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. Tan cloth printed in black. Harper's Family Library No. CVI. Second issue with the dot over the eye missing and broken type on page 9. The rear board is also second state, listing 121,37,27 titles.
Upper hinge cracked but firm; residue of (dried flower?) on front pastedown; light wear, especially to the spine; but a very good copy of this iconic work. Contemporary ownership signature (Mrs. L. C. Phillips) on the front pastedown.
Preserved in a green leather backed, spine gilt, slipcase. The spine of the case is lightly sunned, else it is in fine condition.
Zamorano 80, 26. BAL 4434. Very good. Item #20576