New York: A. Roman and Company, 1872. Early edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019121
292 pages of text followed by [iv] pages of publisher's advertisement. Original green gilt lettered publisher's cloth is lightly worn; protected in archival mylar. Contains 104 illustrations. Small stain on pages 35-36 and an endpaper. Otherwise, the text is clean and unmarked. Previous owner's name in pencil on the front endpaper: S. Lawrence 1873. The first edition was published in 1870, and quickly went through one or more revisions.