Publisher: London: Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
Edition: First English edition, preceded a few days by the Boston Ticknor edition.
Bibliographical References: Clark A19.2.a.; BAL 7605.
Condition: Spine chipped a the head and foot; cloth a little faded with a slight damp-stain in the upper corners; a good copy.
Book ID: 23423
Description8vo, original blind-stamped rose cloth, gilt decorations and lettering. 32-page publisher's catalogue.
Comments¶ Fifteen stories, including the first book appearances of “Ethan Brand,” “My Kinsman, Major Molineux” and the ghost story “The Man of Adamant." Though the American edition has the imprint date of 1852, Clark notes that both editions were printed in December, 1851 and scheduled for simultaneous publication. Ink signature dated 1851 on the title-page.