Sampson Low, Son, & Co., 1855. 1st edition, thus. Hardcover. 8vo. Good. Item #71181
Bound in blindly embossed, decorative green cloth covered boards. Covers are heavily discolored at the edges and in a large cloudy spot on the front board. Rear cover is marked by deep burgundy splotches. Gilt titled spine is tanned with minor discolorations and edges beginning to fray- titling remains bright. Binding secure and square. 366pp. Pages are deckle edged, foxed around the margins, and show minor moisture damage around the edges of either set of endpapers. All sixty b/w illustrations included throughout. An ex-libris stamp and penned owners name are present on front endpaper.