Philadelphia: David Hanna, 1821. First American edition. Leather. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Very Good. Item #013155
1st American edition, stated. A Very Good copy. 8vo., xiii, 409 pp., illustrated with 21 engraved plates, many folding. Bound in period full tree calf, with the title on a red morocco label on the spine. Joints cracking, but holding; spine a bit dry with vertical creases. Some text gatherings browned; light scattered foxing. Previous owner's neat signature and 1822 date on the front end paper and title page. A Very Good copy, in nice, early American binding. *** 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. ***.