Cambridge: John Bartlett, 1855. 1st edition. Hardcover. 1st edition. SIGNED. A Very Good copy. 12mo., vii, 295 pp. Bound in publishers blue cloth with gilt title on spine, and front board ruled and decorated in blind. Housed in custom made early 20th century blue cloth slipcase and cloth folding cover. Inscribed and dated June, 1855 and signed "from the Author". Light rubbing to the spines, crown and foot. Spine slightly sunned. Handsome bookplate. End papers and text very clean. A superior copy of this indispensable American reference classic which is still in print to this day. A SCARCE signed and dated first edition. Very Good. Item #24784
Inscribed to John H. Sullivan, likely State Senator from Massachusetts.