London: John Murray, 1858. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019712
xviii, 258 pages of text including an index. Original dark green hardcover cloth binding with ordinary shelfwear and rubbing; protected in archival mylar. Complete with 17 plates, of which 9 are fold-out, of which one is in color and two fold-out maps in endpaper pockets which are both in color. The endpaper maps have small tears at the folds. A few fold-outs are slightly misfolded. There is minor soiling to several margins, and very minor foxing. Previous owner's name neatly on the front endpaper: Edith L. Lewis 1918. Measures 235mm x 152mm (9 1/4 x 6"). Second edition, enlarged and improved.