New York: Clark, Austin & Smith, 1853. Illustrated. Original Cloth. 16mo., 201pp.
An early American edition. Publisher's red cloth, decorated in gilt with cherubs on the spine and a gilt vignette on the front cover of a teacher standing at a desk handing a book to one student while another looks on.. The earliest English edition listed in ABPC is London ca. 1818; the earliest American edition listed is Philadelphia (1822). Some light brown spotting on the front end-paper, fly-leaf and title-page else a very good copy.