New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1876. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019798
xxiv, 467 pages of text, followed by [xii] pages of publisher's advertisement. Green cloth binding rebacked, with the original spine laid down, and well-matched reinforcement under the corners; new endpapers. Illustrated with one color plate and over 50 in-text figures. The text is clean and unmarked. Minor scuffing to the closed page edges. Bookplate of John Sinkankas on the front endpaper. First edition.