Baltimore: James Myres, 1834. First American Edition. Hardcover. 300p. A 1/4 brown cloth hardcover book in acceptable condition. Surfaces heavily scuffed. Spine and front hinge reinforced with clear acid-free tape. Rear free endpaper torn. Signature on p. iii. Inside is foxed and faintly dampstained near the front, but otherwise unmarked, and binding is secure. Item #146697
A scarce work, controversial in its day, criticizing Robert Southey, an English Romantic poet. Butler was himself a Catholic lawyer. Catalogue tipped in at the end of the text. American Imprints 23641.