Chicago: The Lakeside Classics / R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1974-1975. First edition thus. Hardcover. 532; 634pp. Duodecimo [17.5 cm] Blue cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spines, and gilt stamped emblems on the front covers. Top edges gilt. Very good. The bottom edges of the text blocks are slightly scuffed. The spine of volume 1 is subtly rolled. There is a former owner's name on the front free endsheet of volume 1. Item #26438
"The accounts in these two volumes appeared first as a series of articles in the highly-regarded French publication, Revue des Deux Mondes, and as a book, Eight Months in America, in 1866. An abridged edition in French was published in 1966 by Albert Krebs, Conservateur at the Bibliotheque Nationale."