Philadelphia: Lea & Blanchard, 1841. 219 pages. With four delicate, hand-colored lithographs of roses. Brown, embossed cloth; lightly rubbed. Bookplate of Thomas Hovey Gage. Jr. Item #3864
Second edition of an anonymous work originally published as "Memoirs of the Rose."
From the preface: "The following Letters were originally written for the gratification and amusement of a beloved female friend, in whose happiness and pursuits the writer then felt, and now feels an affectionate interest."