Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1815. Good. Item #25368
Philadelphia: Moses Thomas, 1815. Six volumes bound in one; octavo; contemporary morocco over marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine; ,524,4(ads)pp.; three engraved frontispieces including two portraits, as well as added engraved title page, plus three portrait plates bound at head of separate issues, text illus. throughout. Boards rather scuffed, Ex-New Castle Library Company with their contemporary markings, tears to two of the frontispieces including loss along bottom edge of one not approaching image, textblock significantly foxed, presumably lacking two portrait plates. A Good or better copy overall, bound with publisher's ads in rear.
Bound volume of the six issues dated July through December, 1815, covering a myriad of topics, including naval history, exploration, pseudoscience ("Gall and Spurzheim's System of Craniology"), book reviews, and poetry ("Paradise of Coquettes," etc.).