Philadelphia: Published by B. & T. Kite, 1810. First US Edition. Hardcover. Item #23976
In two volumes. viii, 447pp; 452pp (but actually 454pp since there is a page 292a and 292b). Contemporary tree calf. Spines and corners were rebound in cloth. Gilt lettering to spines. With the preface to the original 1809 British edition by the author. According to the editor, this edition follows the British one with the exception of his comments and additions enclosed in brackets. Previous owners' names on the flyleaves, scattered foxing throughout, leather is worn. A very good set with solid bindings. Garrison-Morton 5585. Shaw & Shoemaker 19857. ; Octavo.