Wheeling: H. Hoblitzell, 1851. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 416p. REBOUND. A hardcover book that has been recased with a new spine, preserving most of the original brown gilt-stamped cloth. Owner's bookplate inside front cover. Dampstaining in gutter of last several leaves. Patchy tanning on pages 142-143. Foxing throughout and light underlining in pencil on many pages. Text is still easily readable and binding is quite secure. Good condition overall. Item #175305
Illustrated with five plates and in-text vignettes. A "valuable compilation based on reliable sources" (Howes D-723).