Very Good. Item #5637
New York: Collins and Perkins, 1808. Stated Thirteenth English Edition, enlarged and improved by the author. This copy is from the personal library of journalist and language expert William Safire.
Octavo; xi, , 324 pp. Contemporary calf binding with expected wear. Head and foot of spine heavily chipped. Name "L. M. Thorn / Mar 1872" written in ink on front pastedown. Front and back hinge starting. Binding shaken, but text block sound. Appears that first two leaves (before the title page) and last two leaves (after the last page) are missing, likely all blank. Some notes in pencil made on rear pastedown.