New York: Carleton, 1862.
A Romance. 8vo, original plum cloth, stamped in gilt & blind. N.Y.: Carleton, 1862. First Edition. Later issue, with "Thackeray" spelled correctly, and the publisher's name on the front cover.
A scarce book, Chapters 11-14 constituting from the first short detective story by an American to appear in book form after Poe's 1845 "Tales". Early ownership signature. BAL 257.
Condition: Near Fine