Philadelphia American S. S. Union 1846 First Edition Wraps Very Good
64mo. 6.5 by 5 cm. 64 pp. An vignette illustration on each page, accompanied by a small caption, defining, directly or indirectly, the object, or an aphorism or observation relating to the object. The objects include a shoe, a muff, a spider web, a bird's nest, an old man, a cock, a good child, a fist, an inn, etc. Loosely didactic, yet disarmingly sweet. Relatively scarce, with only five institutional holdings located on OCLC FirstServe. Not in Welsh. See Bradbury, p. 90, #36. Lacks small corner of rear wrap and a corner of front wrap is creased and tender. Blue wraps with evidences of faded title on front cover. The binding is otherwise tight and the pages are clean and fresh.