1853. Hardcover. Very good in the original black publisher's cloth with gilt title to spine and gilt emblem to front cover. Chipping to book cloth along spine ends and minor wear to corners and edges of boards. Minor dampstaining / discoloration to rear board. With numerous illustrations including several large fold out maps of New York. Most of the fold outs have closed tears and creases. Clean and bright overall with minor dampstaining to edges of last few pages. Gift inscription dated Nov. 18th 53 from J.L.H. Ward Esq in pen on the front free endpaper. 505 pages. NY/022118. Very Good.