IRVING, WASHINGTON. 1783-1859.
Tales of a Traveller, by Geoffrey Crayon, Gent. Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1824.
4 parts. 8vo (215 x 130 mm).  blank, 165; 212; 135; 161,  blank pp. Modern (ca. 1932) plain brown wrappers. Custom half morocco clamshell case. Title page of part 1 supplied from another copy, offsetting from Doheny bookplate to title pages of parts 2-4, final blank in part 1 wanting; tear in pp 93-94 and chip to corner of pp 141-42 of Part 4 neatly mended. Provenance: Frederick Laurens (period ownership inscription at head of first story of each part); Estelle Doheny (oval morocco bookplate to inside of front wrappers).
Exhibited: Grolier Club, 'Essential Parts,' 1996, p 17.
DOHENY COPY OF THE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION IN ORIGINAL PARTS. Blanck's State B of part 2, with corrected text on p 99. BAL 10116