New York: Hurd & Houghton, 1871. First. hardcover. 8vo, red-brown cloth pictorially stamped in black & gilt. N.Y.: Hurd & Houghton, 1871. First Edition. fine.
Burroughs first regularly published book after a self published essay on Whitman. Presentation to Joel Benton, Washington DC, July 16, 1871. Benton was a critic and verse writer of repute. Engraved bookplate.