Very Good. Item #5625
Georgetown, D.C.: Joseph Milligan, 1812. From the Seventh English Edition, improved by the author. 12mo; xviii, -211pp +4pp ads. Contemporary calf with red leather title card to spine. Boards warping a bit, with rubbing and bumping along edges, corners, and spine ends, scuffs down joints, and general smudging to surface. Spare old ownership marks on endpapers, with pages toned and foxed with some offsetting throughout, but all legible. Binding is sound.
This copy from the personal library of journalist and language writer William Safire, with small clipping from a bookseller's catalog for another edition with "R-M [Rulon-Miller] 85, mine is 1812" laid in at back.