Boston and New York: Lee & Shepard / Lee, Shepard and Dillingham 1871. First Edition. 222 pages. 4 1/4 x 6 inches. Publisher's green cloth gilt. Frontipiece is a (faded) mounted photograph showing Presidents of the United States. Hinge cracking after front flyleaf. Occasional spotting internally, smudge underneath inscription. Good. Cloth. 
This copy is unusual as it has been used as an advertising vehicle. The front board has an embossed giilt advertisement for Geo. W. Chipman & Co, Nos. 93 Court and 5 Hanover St, Boston, showing a man on a wagon hauling boxes, each with a city destination, noting "Chipman's Anti-Moth Sewed Carpet Lining, EN ROUTE FOR" above. This copy also with an inscription on the verso of the front flyleaf: "Hon J. P. Bishop complements of the Season Dec 25, 71 G.W. Chipman"
The inscription is to JP Bishop, a Cleveland judge and member of the Ohio bar. GW Chipman was the owner of the carpet concern using this book as an advertising vehicle.