1823. Providence: Barnum Field, 1823.
8vo, 204pp. Original quarter calf, front cover detached. Gilt title set inside black label on backstrip. Boards bowed. Much staining and soiling. Page edges stained yellow, endpapers foxed. Bookplate of G. W. Hathaway to front pastedown. Presentation copy from the author to Geo. W. Hathaway on front free endpaper. Fair copy with very good inscription.
§ First edition, with a presentation inscription from the author to the rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Warren RI. Volume 1 of a 2 volume set (Volume 2 published by Marshall and Brown, 1832). Item #9209