New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1860. First American Edition. Octavo. Item #019719
Armorial bookplate from the library of Meredith Howland a New York lawyer and book collector and from the library of Rev. L.C. Vass of North Carolina who along with the ruling elders G Allen and W Hollister organized the Ebenezer Colored Presbyterian Church. 480pp., illustrated, bound in blue pictorial gilt cloth depicting a microscope, board edges decoratively embossed in blind, spine lettering gilt, minor wear to foot, short split to cloth near head, yellow endpapers. A very good copy.