Philadelphia: Edward Parker, 1812. First American edition. Leather. Good. Item #013145
1st American edition. 2 volume set, complete. A Good set. 8vos., [Vol.1] xxiv, 319; [Vol.2] 424 pp. Uniformly bound in period full mottled calf, with titles on red morocco labels on the spine. Previous owner's name and 1818 date on the front end papers. Ownership name clipped from the half-title, title and end paper (likely removed by the previous owner whose name remains). Edge wear. Vol. 1's joint rubbed and cracking, very tender. Small loss of leather at the spines' crown and tail, more so on vol. 1. Occasional text gatherings foxed/browned. Still, a Good set. *** Previous owner is Dr. John Peyre Thomas, founder and owner of Mount Hope Plantation, Fairfield County, SC., who obtained one of the earliest medical licenses in SC. ****.