FIRST EDITION, 4to, pp. [ii], xxxv, [i], 310, , 311-459,  + additional engraved half-title. Printed in red and black throughout (the red sometimes added by hand) and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 55 plates, a handful of engravings within the text. Near-contemporary Italian vellum, spine lettered in gilt on a dyed yellow ground, marbled endpapers, edges red. Some light soiling and spotting, a few plates toned, several leaves with light ink stains and one or two paper flaws. Vellum soiled, front joint cracking but strong. Two leaves of bibliographical manuscript tipped in to front endpapers (one early 20th-century, in English, the other 19th-century and Latin), 20th-century typed booklabel mostly removed from pastedown, early ownership inscription of J.S. Strange to initial blank, embossment of Mark Pattison of Lincoln College, Oxford to title-page, manuscript table of the extra plates tipped in at rear.