New York: Harper & Brothers, 1860. Illustrated by John McLean. First edition. Hardcover. True first edition, preceding the English edition. Second state, with Mulock spelled correctly on page 261, but in first state binding with the woman on the spine in white, and with the preliminary ads dated August, 1860.
Black patterned cloth embossed in blind on the boards and with the title in gilt and the woman in silvery white on the spine. Chocolate endpapers. Corners and spine tips lightly worn and bumped but a nice bright copy.
The first English edition was published a month later. Near fine. Item #21093