Carey, Lea & Blanchard: Philadelphia, 1833. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #22-0348
2 vols. 8 x 5", original cloth backed boards, ads + 201pp; 197pp + publisher's ads, covers well worn with some soiling and red ink marks, extremities bumped, volume 1's paper spine label 99% gone with a couple of very small holes in spine; volume 2's spine label abraded but readable, modern bookplates inside front covers, light staining and foxing throughout, some blue pencil scribbles on rear blank endpapers, top 1" of first page in volume 1 ("A", ads) clipped off with some loss of text on verso, page 201-202 (blank) of volume 1 similarly clipped-off with loss of page number and subtitle missing; top 1" of title page of volume 2 also clipped (with no loss of text); else a good, readable, collectible copy of this very highly sought-after FIRST AMERICAN EDITION (with "Shelly" insead of "Shelley" as author); only two copies in NUC!