Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company, 1856. First Edition. The American historian and ethnographer's only novel, recounting the life and times of Vassall Morton, an American who finds himself imprisoned in Austria, "charged with inciting revolution" (WRIGHT II 1844). BAL 15451. Octavo (19cm.); contemporary black morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered spine; 414,(ads)pp. Leather quite dried and chipped, some shelf wear to boards, contemporary ex libris to front pastedown, else Good or better, internally sound.