Philadelphia, PA: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1874. Early edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #019163
620 pages of text followed by [iv] pages of publisher's advertisement. Original green decorative cloth binding is moderately rubbed and frayed at the extremities, with minor splitting to the hinges; protected in custom-fitted archival mylar. The front endpaper has a tear and crease. Previous owner's bookplate on the inside front cover, and on the second front endpaper. There is a small bump to the text block at the top corner, lightly creasing less than half of the text. Contains 170 black-and-white illustrations. The text is clean and unmarked.