Very Good. Item #8872
Boston: Ticknor, Reed, and Fields, 1851. First Edition, Second Impression with Bolles and Houghton to copyright page, "way," and "which," to preface. 12mo. 335 p. + 4 p. publisher's advertisements. Black and white frontis with tissue guard + additional black and white plates. Publisher's blindstamped red cloth decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Yellow endpapers.
Boards worn at extremities with exposure and slight loss to spine ends. Binding bows slightly towards the front but otherwise sound. Contemporary ownership inscription to front free endpaper. Pages unmarked.