London: Printed for T. Tegg, 1817. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good condition. Item #018422
260 pages of text. Beautifully bound in red morocco by Tout & Sons; minor rubbing to the hinges. Measures slightly over 10 inches tall. Top edge guilt. Large paper edition with 29 plates in two states. 29 of the 58 plates are hand-colored. Minor foxing, mostly to the page margins but also slightly affecting the text and plates. The endpapers and each plate has an institutional ex-libris stamp on the back. There is a very slight damp stain to the top edge affecting a thin sliver of the margin. Previous owner's bookplate on the inside front endpaper. The captions of plates facing pages 94 and 233 contain misspellings, indicating it is a first printing. First edition.