Brown, John. Spare Hours: Second Series [Masonic Bookplate]. Boston: Ticknor and Fields, 1866. Author's Edition. 
Teal checkered publisher's cloth, boards blind-stamped, titles & publisher in gilt to spine, a few nicks to the cloth (pill sized hole in backstrip, thin chip to headband, 1 inch surface split front hinge), 5 x 7 1/4 inches, tight. Top page edge gilt, frontispiece portrait, 426 generally clean pp. with some foxing in the first and last few leaves. Good. Hardcover.
With the Masonic bookplate of J. Henry Jackson, M.D.
Also, an oval bookseller's ticket, "C. R. Crisholm and Bro., Booksellers, 307 Congress St., Portland, ME."
Dedicated to the Memory of Abraham Lincoln.
This Second Series contains essays on John Leech, Marjorie Fleming, Jeems the Door-Keeper, Minchmoor, The Enterkin, Health, The Duke of Athole, Struan, Thackeray's Death, Thackeray's Literary Career, More of "Our Dogs" Plea for a, Dog Home, "Bibliomania," "In Clear Dream and Solemn Vision," and A Jacobite Family.
John Brown, M. D. (1810-1882), Scottish physician and essayist; "Best remembered are his dog story 'Rab and his Friends' and his essays 'Pet Marjorie', on Marjorie Fleming, the ten-year-old prodigy and alleged 'pet' of Walter Scott, 'Our Dogs', 'Minchmoor', and 'The Enterkine'."- wikipedia.