Boston: Phillips, Sampson, and Company, 1855.
Hardcover. First edition. 471pp., 8pp. catalogue. Blind embossed brown cloth, gilt-stamped spine. Bookseller's blind embossed stamp on endpapers, one signature coming loose, spine sunned with ends and corners nicked and bumped, about very good being renowned architect Charles H. Bigelow's copy with his name inked on the front fly, without dustwrapper presumably as issued. Charles H. Bigelow was the Franklin Library Association's first president.