New York: Appleton, 1864. Cloth. Brown cloth, ruled and decorated in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Crown and toe of spine very slightly frayed but an unusually nice copy. Item #WRCLIT17120

First edition, BAL's state 1 of page [213], state A of the binding. Inscribed on the front free endsheet: "To The Rev. Dr. Sam'l Osgood with the kind regards of the Author. December 1863." Samuel Osgood was a Unitarian minister who edited the influential Transcendental periodical the WESTERN MESSENGER and belonged to the Transcendental Club and the Town and Country Club. With the Osgood bookplate on the front pastedown, and another. BAL 1683.

Price: $1,250.00