Boston: Ticknor Reed and Fields, 1850. 8vo. iv, [vi]-iv, 322 pp. Title in red and black with publisher’s ads dated March 1, 1850 between front endpapers. With all first issue points. Original blind-stamped brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine; text lightly toned with a couple of insignificant stains on lower fore-edge of a few leaves. A superb copy, possibly re-cased and preserved in a morocco clamshell box with a scarlet “A” applique on front cover. Item #14237
First edition, first issue of one of the great classic of American literature. Printed in a limited edition of 2500 copies.