12mo, pp. 334, . Title-page engraved. Nineteenth-century polished calf, spine divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, black morocco label, edges red. Some light spotting. Binding a touch rubbed, boards mottled. Ownership inscription of John Campbell Alexander of Edinburgh University to first page of text, of ‘Carnegy’ to title-page, and of Augustine Birrell (dated 1870) to flyleaf, several lines of verse to final blank.