New York: Privately Printed, 1865. Second. hardcover. xi, 134pp. 8vo, contemporary 3/4 red morocco, head of spine lightly worn, morocco rubbed, page 5 with small dampstained in upper right corner margin that has been crudely repaired with tape. light foxing to margins of first few pages. New York: Privately Printed, 1865. Second Edition.
One of 80 copies. Author was New York's first Attorney General, chief justice of the New York Supreme Court, a member of the Continental Congress, and later a Representative in the first four years of the United States Congress. Benson also was a founder and the first president of the New-York Historical Society. Howes B-360.