London: John Murray, 1863. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #019681
xii, 520 pages of text including an index, followed by 30 pages of publisher's advertisement. Original hardcover green cloth binding with moderate rubbing to the extremities. Rear inner hinges cracked. Measures 23cm (9 inches) in height. Illustrated with plates and numerous in-text cuts. The text is clean and unmarked, with minor soiling to a few margins, minor foxing and browning to the first and final few pages, and minor creasing to the top page corner. Previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper. First British edition.