Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1858. First Edition. Octavo. Very Good. Item #08279
Original maroon morocco-grained cloth, stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt; two volumes, brown coated endpapers. Easily, a very good, unsophistocated copy of the author's first book, now quite scarce in the original cloth. Internally clean and bright, with no markings of any kind; volume I with bookplate or label removed from front pastedown, leaving evidence of it's removal, rear outer hinge starting. Bookseller's ticket to rear pastedown of volume I. Housed in an excellent quarter-leather slipcase, with chemise.