PERSONAL HISTORY OF LORD BACON. From Unpublished Papers.
Edition: First American Edition
Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1861. Published same year as UK edition. Octavo, , (xx), 424,  pp. Original brown bead grain cloth decorated in blind, spine gilt lettered, brown endpapers. Nicks to spine tips; front free endpaper has a faint ink inscription and very small chip to fore edge; text has some foxing and occasional small soil spots; bit of foxing and darkening to page edges; blind stamp to upper corner of title leaf of a Canada West (pre-Confederation Ontario) owner; in all still a VG tight copy. A biography of Lord Bacon which prints a number of his and his wife's letters and defends his reputation against attack. Short author note at front for the American edition.