Brain and Payne, 1850. Hardcover. 4to. Very good. Item #71485
Complete three volume set bound in quarter calf skin with marbled boards. Undated; likely around 1850. Banded spine is gilt decorated with black plates behind gilded title and volume number. Speckled text block w/ top edge painted brown. Includes all 64, beautifully illustrated, plates in each volume. Intact tissue. Hinges secure. Each volume is marked by rubbed calf skin and light chipping & scuffing of marbled papers. Edges mildly worn. Bookplate present on front endpaper of each volume. Crown of spine has begun to lightly fray on volumes I & III. Volume I marked by inscription on first blank.