Geo. F. Tuttle: New York and Henry Howe: Cincinnati, 1858. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-6374
11/12 plates, decorative blindstamped leather, gilt dec and lettering, marbled edges and endpapers, (xi), 15-732pp. Covers very well worn, spine missing pieces and is taped to front cover which is detached from textblock, lacks title page and frontis (replaced with photocopies), rear inner hinge and textblock cracked, staining, loose pp/signatures (mainly at the front, edge tears). Captain Ingraham plate is opposite p568 instead of p2. Subject matter includes "American Temperance Reformers", "American Colony Of Liberia", "American Temperance Reformers", "American Colony Of Liberia", "American Arctic Expedition". Also poems by Edgar Allan Poe, William Cullen Bryant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Greenleaf Whittier. This volume states 1858 which would make it a first edition with 732pp and that agrees with OCLC, however NUC indicates that this edition should have 720pp. Both sources vary on the number plates. Well loved. SWAF.