Philadelphia: H. Hooker, 1853, First Edition. Hardcover, original cloth, gilt title. 275 pp. Fair. Heavy edgewear and rubbing to the boards; loss to spine ends; gilt title faded. Gutter completely cracked at pages 108/9. Chunk missing from corner of page 7/8. Contents foxed. A reading copy or candidate for rebinding. Well represented in institutions, but uncommon on the marketplace. A pro-slavery book. HOWES B834. Sold as is. Fair.