Hardcover, full brown calf. Vol. 6 ONLY of 12. 247 pages. Index. Illustrated with engraving of St. Basil on title-page and three full page engravings. Stated first American edition of Butler’s Lives of the Saints, published in 12 volumes. Tis is volume 6 only. Previous owner’s name on front free end-paper dated 1838. Covers sound but rubbed. Interior moderately foxed throughout, heavy at times, and showing old damp-stain to first several leaves, including title. Hinges strong, all pages firmly attached, and text still quite clean and readable. Fair copy.