Worcester, MA: Charles Hersey, 1862. Full leather. Very Good +. A handsome copy of the 1862 1st edition, sumptuously bound in a full dark-green leather, with bright gilt-rule at the panels and fine gilt-tooling and titling within 6 compartments along the spine. Mild fading to the spine, light offsetting along the front panel's top-edge. Thick quarto, lovely marbled endpapers and pastedowns. Fold-out map (perfectly intact) of Worcester tipped-in between pgs. 62 and 63, several engraved portraits of the city's elder statesemen interspersed thru the text. Top-edge gilt, deckled fore and bottom edges. (Inventory #: 16338)
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