London: Henry G. Bohn, 1847. First Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Very good+ condition. Item #019797
xvi, 17-430 pages of text including an index and publisher's advertisement. Original green cloth binding with moderate rubbing, and rear inner hinge beginning to loosen. Contains a fold-out hand-colored map, folding table, 19 plates and 36 linographs in the text. Signed and inscribed by the author on page vi "The Rev. J.B. Reade with the kind regard, of [signed] G. Mantell". Previous owner's inscription and another name on the front endpaper: Charles Lowndes. There is minor scattered soiling and foxing affecting a few dozen pages. First edition.