Washington: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1846. First. pamphlet. 15 pages. Slim 8vo, modern wrappers; light foxing throughout, ex-lib. Washington: J. & G. S. Gideon, 1846. First Edition. good.
Author was a supporter of the establishment of the Smithsonian Institution. Marsh served on the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian from 1847 to 1849. His art collection was the first art collection purchased by the Smithsonian.