Philadelphia: John Grigg, 1827. Third American Edition. Tall Octavo, lvi, 455 pages, ; VG-; Full tree-calf, with black leather spine label and gilt lettering; Gilt dentelles to fore-edges; Boards have moderate shelfwear overall, light plus wear to corners and along joints, and some faint cracking to spine; Some light soiling to leather on spine; Textblock show moderate age-toning to speckled edges and moderate plus foxing to pages throughout interiorly; The signature of Maine geographer and cartographer Moses Greenleaf appears in ink on the front paste-down; The bookplate of former owner "E. C. Smith" appears on the front pastedown, as does his signature in pencil on ffep. RWO.
Moses Greenleaf (1777-1834) was a geographer and mapmaker in early Maine, who independently undertook the mapping of the early state's natural resources.