Very Good. Item #10134
New York: D. Van Nostrand, 1864. First Edition. 16mo (6.25" x 4"); 197pp +15pp publisher's catalog. Publisher's blue cloth with gilt lettering and illustration. Missing rivet and spinning wheel to volvelle on p. 9. Boards edgeworn with chipping and tugging to spine ends, cloth scuffed and beginning to split along joints, and some general scuffs and smudges to surface. Front hinge cracking with both boards opening loosely and pages opening easily between gatherings, but binding is holding. "109" stamped on top of textblock. Pages toned, with old ownership inscription in pencil on flyleaf, else unmarked.