34 page sewn booklet; Cover present with pieces missing at edges, extreme edges of text a little ragged, one page with closed tear; Drawings. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: DARKNESS AT NOON; Or, the Great Solar ...
Publisher: D. Carlisle & A. Newell
Publication Date: 1806
Book Condition: Good
Edition: Third Edition.
Book Description D. Carlisle and A. Newell, Boston, MA, 1806. Original Wraps. Condition: Fair-Good. First Edition. Published by D. Carlisle & A. Newell, and for sale at their respective printing offices. May, 1806, the 1st edition, printed at Boston (2nd and 3rd editions, also 1806, were printed at New York). No wraps, mostly disbound. 30 [of 34] pp., illus. w/ frontis. engraving composed of 3 figures depicting the eclipse. Frontis. present, lacking pp. 31-34, with pp. 29/30 showing losses in margins and one dime-sized hole that results in textual loss. Other leaves show occasional minor chipping to edges, but the interior is otherwise intact. Grade of Fair-Good reflects incomplete state rather than overall condition or wear. Exceptionally scarce. Sabin 18580; Shaw and Shoemaker 10253; George Brinley Catalogue (Vol. 1) 6663 (p. 83). Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory # 011586