Boston: Printed by John Wilson & Son, 1857. 108pp. Large octavo. Original cloth, elaborately stamped in blind, spine lettered in gilt. Minor wear at tips, otherwise an excellent copy. Item #WRCLIT38096
First edition, denoted as "Not Published." Inscribed and signed by the author: "John H. Thorndike Esq. with the regards of N.I. Bowditch, Boston June 19 1857." The second, first public edition, was published by Ticknor & Fields. SABIN 7002.