Good. Item #5648
London: T. Allman, 1838. 16mo; 329pp. Engraved vignette title. Blindstamped limp green cloth-covered boards with gilt lettering to spine. Boards worn and soiled with bumping to corners, dulling to lettering, and a roll to spine. Covers open a bit shakily but secure. 1913 ownership inscription of W.S. Howell on front free endpaper and first page of preface. Last blank page (no text) clipped vertically. Pages a bit toned with occasional foxing and smudging. Opens easily to between gatherings with beginnings of splits in places, but binding is still holding.
This copy from the personal library of journalist William Safire.