London: John Murray, 1845. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #019770
Two volume set. Vol. I: viii, 316 pages. Vol. II: viii, 272 pages of text including an index, followed by 12 pages of publishers advertisement. Errata slip present in Vol. II. Original hardcover cloth bindings with sunning/browning to the spines, and a gouge to the spine of Vol. II; protected in archival mylar. Vol. I contains 4 fold-out plates of which 2 are hand-colored. Vol. II contains a folding map which is hand-colored, and two plates, one of which is fold-out. Complete. The textblocks remain intact, but there is the beginnings of separation in a few instances. Howes L575. Sabin 42761. First edition.