London: Charles Tilt, 1838. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto (4to). Very good condition. Item #008552
vi, 162 pages of text. Red hardcover binding: attractive red morocco (leather spine and corners with red pebbled cloth boards. Minor rubbing to extremities; protected in archival mylar. Bound by Tout. Illustrated with 50 engraved plates [complete] including frontis and engraved title page. Measures over 29cm and might be considered a small folio by some. First few pages (including engraved title page and title page) with minor foxing, and minor toning to edges of plates. Two plates are foxed within image. Engraved by William and Edward Finden, from paintings by J.D. Harding, G. Balmer, E.W. Cooke, T. Creswick, and other eminent artists. Text edited by W. A. Chatto. Previous owner's name on front endpaper appears to be "E.H. Dorey 1931." Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper "James Steward Alltyrodyn."