Octavo, xvi, 17-404pp. Publishers brown cloth, title and illustrations in gilt on spine, embossed decorative illustration on front panel. Wear to cloth on spine with some loss at top edge. Frontispiece with tissue cover. Intermittent foxing. A good example in the publishers original binding.
Comments: The author of this book, William H. Seward, would serve as the Governor of New York, a United States Senator and the United States Secretary of State under President Abraham Lincoln.