Philadelphia: Carey & Lea, 1833,
First American Edition. duodecimo, drab blue paper laid over drab grey cloth, with contemporary calf spines. Carey & Lea, Item #32878
Lacking the  pages of advertisements that sometimes appear in front of the title page of Volume One. With the (iii) - ix pp. Biographical Notice of the Author. Withdrawn from the New Hampshire private library of Portsmouth Athenaeum having their contemporary printed book label on front pastedown of each volume with a later red ink WITHDRAWN rubber stamp in the center. No other library marks in either book. Bindings shabby. Calf dried and chipped, corners rounded, 3/4" of the fore-edge of back blank endpaper neatly clipped off. Each volume with two loose gatherings. Pages fairly free of foxing, though with periodic brown stains (1 or 2 examples pictured - just a few pages in similar condition). Volume One has a 1 1/2" x 1/3" chip of the calf at the bottom of spine, most of the calf intact. Volume Two has a rough binding, which, although solid, has about 30% of the covering gnawed away, both the paper and the calf.