First edition Signatures: v. 1: Áþ a℗ø B-3T́þ (3T4 blank); v. 2: [A]℗ø B-4Éþ 4F℗ø Publisher's advertisement on leaf 4F2v in v. 2 ESTC Rothschild Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy bound in early calfskin. Both volumes rebacked, all text block edges stained red. Bookplate of the Business Historical Society, Inc., with the ink cancellation stamp of the Baker Library, on both front pastedowns. Embossed stamp of James Mavor, University of Toronto, on both front flyleaves. Embossed stamp of the University of Toronto Library on title page of vol. 1. BPL perforation stamp on both title pages. Autograph of William Strickland at head of vol. 1 title page. Acquired Dec., 1928.