Very Good. Item #7488
Philadelphia: A. Finley, 1828. Fifth American Edition, Corrected, with Additions. 12mo; full contemporary sheep, black gilt spine label; ,15-312pp. (complete despite pagination error). Boards a bit scuffed with brief exposure at corners, shallow loss at spine crown, some dark browning to a few leaves including preliminaries, early 20th-century typescript ownership inscription to front free endpaper; still, overall Very Good. [SHOEMAKER 32983]
From the estate of New York Times language columnist and Presidential speechwriter William Safire with his gilt-lettered morocco ex libris to front pastedown (some offsetting).