Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & Co., 1836. First edition. 12mo, original green cloth, gilt lettered leather spine label, 153,  pages. Cloth somewhat sunned and a bit spotted; some light foxing; light but moderately large and persistent damp-stain to the last third or so of the leaves; in good condition. Item #19119
Many of these examples of youthful verses written while the author was a student at West Point (including an anecdote of a classmate with a dislocated jaw), where he graduated in 1831.