Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1858. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Item #3217
First issue with the ads dated October, 1858, 215pp, 11(1)pp. ads at rear, and a one page ad tipped in at front advertising The Waverly novels. Together with an autograph note signed by Longfellow, and a 4" x 6" photo of the author, laid in. Bound in publishers brown blind stamped cloth, brown coated end papers; spine lettered in gilt. SIGNED BY M. G. SLEEPER and from his library. M.G. Sleeper was the author of The Vintage in Southern France, an article for the Riverside Magazine For Young People. A very near fine copy, showing virtually no wear.