Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1839. First American book edition of the 1839 Sketches, with The Public Life of Mr. Tulrumble and The Pantomime of Life added. Thus, first American “complete” edition. Twenty plates. Text in double columns. Binding extremities rubbed and lightly worn, occasional light foxing and browning. A good copy. Contemporary calf over cloth boards, gilt-decorated spine with black leather label. Octavo, in fours. 268 pp. Item #13676
Gimbel A13. Wilkins, p. 12.