Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1854. First Edition. Small Octavo. Item #021529
First issue with the inserted map "without" the imprint of which there were only 1000 maps printed. Of the later printings with the imprint there were only an additional 500 copies of the map. One of only 2000 copies published. The present copy also has the 8 pages publisher's catalog dated April, 1854. A beautifully fresh copy bound in 3/4 brown morocco over brown cloth, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, endpapers are of brown cloth, the original publsiher's brown cloth binding bound in at rear. A fine bright copy of this great American classic, with three tiny rub marks to upper joint. [BAL: 20106].