New York, W. P. Fetridge & Co., 1855. FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. SCARCE. Includes the “Biographical Sketch of the Distinguished Authoress.” 8vo. Very good in brown cloth covered boards with gilt title and decoration to spine minor wear to exterior includes fading to edges, bumping to spine ends and corners, and a few small white spots of soiling to rear board. Minor rolling to spine. Previous owner’s book plate to front paste down. Moderate browning to 2/3 of the pages and foxing throughout. Yellow endpapers. Text remains bright. 280 pages + ads.