First U.S. Edition. Good. Item #4996
Philadelphia: H. Hooker & Co., 1857. First U.S. Edition ("Complete from the London Edition"). 16mo (6" x 4"); 162pp. Blindstamped black cloth with gilt lettering and ornamentation to spine. Boards bumped at corners and spine ends, with chips at center of spine exposing binder's waste and shallow chipping at head. 1858 gift inscription on front free endpaper. Pages foxed and toned, but unmarked. Page binding is sound. One of Henry Cadwaller Adams' early Victorian Public School Life novels.