New York, NY: Miller, Orton & Co., 1857. Early printing. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Good+ condition. Item #019214
384 pages. Original cloth binding is heavily worn, with rubbing and fraying to the extremities, and cracking to the exterior hinges; protected in archival mylar. Illustrated with 4 plates. The first 24 pages have minor staining to the top edge, one page has a small tear and crease, and the text has foxing scattered throughout. First edition, later printing, with "Fourth Thousand" on the title page. Howes D230.