New York: D. Appleton and Co. Volume 1 only. 1857, First American edition, printed for distribution in the US from the British sheets of Longman. Hardcover, rebacked in slightly later green cloth with the original spine cloth laid-down, gilt title (no publisher imprint on the spine), new endpapers. 578 pp. Illustrated -- complete with 6 fold-out maps, 12 chromolithograph plates and over 50 woodcuts. The map of the Route through the Mountainous Region of Tripoli is complete, but in 2 pieces. Includes half-title and 1 page of ads; lacks original endpapers. Good. Ex-library sticker on the spine and front pastedown; small ink stamp on title page; envelope affixed to the rear pastedown. The contents are in excellent condition, especially the color plates which are still clean and bold. Binding worn at the corners. Volume 1 of the desirable Appleton issue with the chromolithographs that were not included in the Harper edition of the same year. Digital images available upon request. Good / No Jacket.