New York: Dodd, Mead & Co. 1927. hardcover. Ed. by Allan Nevins. Frontis. in each volume. 2 volumes. Thick 8vo, red cloth, cloth and endpapers lightly soiled on both volumes, edges of corners lightly bumped and lightly worn on both volumes, page margins uncut. New York: Dodd Mead, 1927. good.
"Hone's...immortality rests upon the secret diary which he kept from 1828 to 1851, and which furnishes the best extant picture of New York life in that period." DAB IX, p. 192. "Diary of a wealthy and influential citizen; (he writes on) politics, literature, art, industry, social life..." Matthews, p. 255. Howes H-620. Internally, a tight bright set.