FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. [iii]-ix, [ii], 318. Half-title discarded. Near-contemporary calf, boards bordered with blind and gilt rolls, spine divided by gilt rolls and rules, brown morocco label, other compartments tooled centrally in gilt, edges gilt. A little spotting. Slightly scratched, some wear to extremities and rubbing to joints. Presentation inscription to flyleaf ‘from the Misses Gillespie to Mr Provost Kennedy, a small tribute of gratitude for his great kindness to their late beloved sister A.L.G., Nith Bank 30 Oct 1849’.