New York: Fords, Howard, & Hulbert, 1884. Hardcover. 16mo. Khaki green cloth with gilt lettering and rules. vi, 49pp, (4pp ads). Text endpapers. Very good. Quite mild binding edgewear; internally tight and near fine; contemporary ownership signature on inner flyleaf and on each pastedown. Item #47227
Tight, attractive first edition. Patton (1812-1903) was a New England cleric turned educator who penned a number of histories. Uncommon.