Boston: Gould and Lincoln, 1854.
Hard Cover. First American Edition. 8vo. (8” x 5 1/8’); in brown embossed cloth, with very wobbly boards, loss to the cloth at the gutter and the spine; 468 pages including the Index, and followed by  pages of publisher’s ads; a very early printing of Mr. Roget’s reference, which is essentially a “reverse dictionary”.~~First printed in England two years earlier, this is the first printing in America, as listed in Vancil. (Vancil 208).