New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton and Mulligan, 1856. First edition. Hardcover. Recollections by the Connecticut children's author who wrote under the name of Peter Parley, of eminent thinkers of the day in art, literature and politics.
2 vols, 8vo, Vol I: 542pp, Vol II: 563pp, all edges gilt, b&w illus throughout. Stamped gilt tan leather, with six compartments at spine and titles in gilt on black panels. Spines gently rubbed; covers detached. Light scattered fox spotting, o/w good. Vol. I no title page. With a beautifully penned inscription at the ffep of each volume: "To Mrs. Sarah L. Perkins, the Teachers associated with you in the Lafayette St. Church Sabbath School beg your acceptance of these volumes as an Expression of their Esteem and affectionate Remembrances. Buffalo, January 1857" Good + overall. Item #13359