London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1869. Hardcover. Small 8vo. Quarter black calf with gilt lettering and glazed marbled paper over boards. 535pp. Numerous illustrations. Very good. Minor edgewear; light even age toning; minor foxing, mainly to endpapers and preliminary leaves; ownership signature on front flyleaf. Item #26756
Tight and attractive first British edition, with spine gilt bright. Uncommon. GRAFF 437. HOWES B 870. SABIN 8656.