London: John Murray, 1834. Third edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very good- Condition. Item #019761
Four volume set. Original black quarter leather bindings with moderate shelfwear and rubbing. Each pastedown endpaper has been covered with another piece of paper, and the first free endpaper of the first volume is partially stuck to the front pastedown endpaper. Complete with a frontisportrait and 13 plates and maps, many of which are fold-out and some of which are hand-colored. One map has a small piece at the corner missing. The frontis and several plates are moderately foxed. Minor to moderate foxing to the closed page edges and scattered throughout the text, becoming more prominent on the first and final few pages of text of each volume. This work was printed a dozen times in the author's lifetime, each edition having new, updated or corrected information. Third edition. Measures 7 3/8" x 4 3/8" (188mm x 110mm).