Boston: John P. Jewett and Company; Cleveland, Ohio: Henry P. B. Jewett, 1857. First edition. 8vo, original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt lettering, [viii]. 360 pages. Evidence of removed labels from the paste-downs, endpapers quite browned and the front free endpaper detached; spine faded to tan (and perhaps showing faint evidence of the removal of a shelfmark label), some general light sunning, wear, and foxing; a good, sound copy. Item #19659
Backwoods smuggling in Maine and piracy in the West Indies—about everything one wants from a novel of the period from the Vermont politician and novelist. Wright II, 2475; Sabin 95477.