New York: S. H. Goetzel and Company, 1857. Hardcover. 348pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Dark brown cloth covered boards. Gilt stamped title on the spine, and embossed designs on the covers. The covers are rubbed. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. The spine ends and corners of the covers are bumped. There are numerous small losses from the ends of the spine. There is a very small piece of paper adhered to the front cover. There are numerous splits in the cloth along the joints. The longest split measures 3 and 1/2 inches long. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. The pages are browned. Occasional light foxing throughout. Some pages are more heavily foxed than others. The text block is subtly cracked at the center. Good. Item #29188
"The materials of these volumes were not originally designed for publication. They consist chiefly of the private letters, journals, and sketches of a distinguished American lady, during two visits to Europe."