Very Good. Item #6069
Baltimore: T. Newton Kurtz, 1873. Stated Sixth Edition. Blue leather bookplate on front pastedown from the personal library of journalist William Safire. Octavo; 548 pp.
Brown morocco binding with gilt decoration on cover and spine, and gilt dentelle. All edges gilt. Binding has some rubbing on edges. Hinges split and first gathering is loose, but overall text block is secure. Inscribed on front flyleaf by previous owner: "Miss Anglica [sp?] with love and best wishes for a happy New Year. Jan 1st, 1907." Overall, an attractive copy.