New York: Dana and Company, 1857. Very Good. Item #26799
New York: Dana and Company, 1857. Reprint. 12mo; publisher's tan decorative cloth, upper cover and spine embossed in gilt, all edges gilt, glazed endpapers; 76pp.; illus. Cloth a bit soiled and darkened at extremities, slight spine lean, textblock uniformly browned, 20th century ownership rubberstamp to front pastedown, else Very Good and sound.
Attractive reissue of the colonial American novella "A Pretty Story," first published in 1774 and penned by a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The final twenty-five pages dedicated entirely to the editor's notes.