London: Ingram, Cooke, and Co., 1853. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Good condition. Item #008851
406 pages of text including an index. Original mauve hardcover cloth binding with chipped, ripped and torn spine, with rear board detached. Illustrated with 42 plates or vignettes, including a frontis and an engraved title page. Previous owner's bookplate affixed neatly to front pastedown endpaper.