London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, Paternoster-Row. 1818. First Edition, First Impression. Original boards. Tall octavo, publisher's original paper-covered boards with brown paper spine, printed paper title label on spine panel. 186 pp + publisher's 12-page catalgue at rear (paginated 1-4, 1-4, 1-4) dated March, 1818. A small advertising leaf for John Palmer's JOURNAL OF TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES OF NORTH AMERICA AND IN LOWER CANADA... (1818) is tipped onto the front endpaper. Uncut. Mild wear and a small split to the spine; a very good copy, completely unsophisticated. Very Good. Item #311605
¶ Part I only; issued separately. This was reissued collectively with parts 2 and 3 later in same year, but this is the rare 1st issue.