Boston: Philips, Sampson and Company, 1857-58. FIRST EDITION. Half-morocco and pebbled boards, spine decorated in blind, slightly rubbed at corners and edges of spine. Both volumes inscribed on front paste-down by William Prince, Vol. 2 with his large engraved bookplate. Item #12260
First edition of the first complete year of one of the most important American literary periodicals. It is here that Holmes’ great work was first printed. Ives, 96.