Boston: Phillips, Sampson, 1856. First American Edition, and first edition in English, preceded by the 1841 French edition published by Magen et Comon. Scarce.
Basis for the 1950 film noir "Vendetta," written for the screen by W.R. Burnett and directed by Mel Ferrer.
Very Good plus in the original brown cloth. Small address label to the front pastedown. Slight lean, with light rubbing to the extremities.