Publisher: New York: D. Appleton, 1853.
Edition: First edition, second printing, of Clark’s first book (the first printing was dated 1852).
Condition: Very good copy.
Book ID: 15353
Description8vo, original gilt decorated blue cloth (spine a bit faded; some minor foxing), gilt lettering. Frontis, engraved title and two plates.
CommentsInscribed on the front free endpaper “For Charles Astor Bristed, Esq. / With the warm regards of / His Friend / L. Gaylord Clark. / New York / April 25, ’53.” Bristed and Clark were close literary companions, and Bristed was a regular contributor to The Knickerbocker, which Clark edited.