New York: For Sale at the Express Offices Throughout the United States, 1858. Original publisher's cloth [worn, but hinges firm]. Gilt spine title lettering [faded]. , viii, iv, -287 pp. Port. frontis of William F. Harnden, "The Originator of the Express Business", original tissue guard; three other full-page illustrations. Scattered margin spotting, contemporary pencil marginalia related to the text. Good+.
The stated second edition, but more accurately an entirely new work, greatly expanded from the 40-page printing of the same year. "The most thorough work ever accomplished regarding the history of the Express from 1839 on" [Decker].
Howes S1008. V Streeter Sale 3104. 25 Decker 300 [1881 ed.]. Not in Eberstadt, Larned, Graff, Soliday. Item #35581