Philadelphia: Henry Altemus, 1889. Early edition. Hardcover. Folio. Very good- condition. Item #019423
vi, followed by 319 pages of text. Contains 48 full-page illustrations by Gustave Dore. Original brown hardcover binding with silver, gilt, and black decorations which are moderately dulled. The binding is moderately soiled,with rubbing and fraying to the extremities, and numerous tiny spots of discoloration. There are a few pages with minor smudges in the margins, but the text is clean and unmarked. One page containing illustrations of both sides is torn, without loss, but affecting the images. Previous owners inscription on the front endpaper dated 1889. No date of publication listed; circa 1889.