Boston: James B. Dow, Publisher, 1841. Early edition. Hardcover. 144pp. Brown cloth with a gilt stamped title on the front cover, and a blind stamped vignette on the back cover. Cloth at the spine ends chipped with loss; two short thin tears in the cloth along the front joint; underlying boards exposed at the corners of the covers; endsheets with contemporary notations in pen and pencil. 18 of the 24 plates are present (missing 6 plates). Good. Item #64929
The book written for juveniles, originally published in 1837. True early editions of this are hard to find.