[Baltimore: Printed by R. Neilson]: 1842. Large octavo (23.5cm). Full morocco gilt; AEG; pp.iv,-608. Bound volume of twelve issues, comprising the entire first year of the journal. Minor rubbing and wear; front hinge slightly pulled, but holding; mild ageing to contents; still Very Good or better in a spectacular and well-preserved 19th-c. American publisher's binding. Pencil ownership signature ("E. Longshore") at head of title page; two brief obituaries laid down inside front cover.
Full first year of the first official organ of Odd Fellowship in the U.S., edited by the society's foremost public figure of the period, James L. Ridgely. An uncommon publication, not in Mott; OCLC notes fewer than ten physical locations.