Very Good. Item #13156
Philadelphia: Charles J. Peterson, 1844. First Edition. Octavo; two volumes bound in one; contemporary black morocco over green textured cloth, gilt spine in five compartments; iv,208; iv,212pp.; 36 plates throughout, many hand-colored and blind-embossed, including steel-engravings, fashion plates, and embroidery patterns. Boards a bit rubbed, especially at corners, textblock rather foxed and occasionally soiled throughout, else Very Good and sound. Contents include myriad poems by Frances S. Osgood, one of the most popular American authors of the 1830s and 1840s.