Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1852. First. hardcover. 8vo, blue cloth, decoratively stamped in gilt & blind; a.e.g. Boston: Ticknor & Fields, 1852. First Edition. fine.
The first edition consisted of 3600 copies, some dated 1851 & others 1852. This is the blue cloth extra gilt edition, an exceptionally bright copy, the only flaw being that a rectangular piece has been cut out of the front flyleaf, where there was presumaby an ownership signature. BAL 12102.