It is generally accepted that there were two printings of this work dated 1840. This copy is the first issue: on the verso of the title there is a dot over the letter i in the word in, first line of copyright notice; on p.9 the running head is unbroken. There are two types of binding found with this work, but neither takes precedence (this "B"). This copy has an early presentation inscription dated Christmas 1840 (the work is first recorded on 19 September of that year).
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