Buffalo: Phinney & Co., 1857. Leather edition. Leather bound. Very thick quarto [28.5 cm] Brown leather with raised bands, a gilt tooled spine, and elaborate embossed patterns on the boards. Marbled edges. Good only. The front cover is only attached with two cords. There are large cracks in the rear board along the joint, however the board is still attached. The covers are subtly concave. They are also rubbed and very scratched. There is a deep thick scrape in the rear board that measures 4 and a 1/4 inches long. The underlying boards are exposed at the corners. There is heavy damp staining on the endsheets, flyleaves, frontispiece page and pages at the beginning. The majority of the pages have light moisture stains. The title page is creased. Foxed pages. The text block is cracked at the beginning. The frontispiece page is nearly detached. Item #30577
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