8vo, pp. [xlvii], [i], 643,  + steel engraved frontispiece and 7 plates. Black and white illustrations within text. Original publisher’s red brown cloth by Westley’s & Co., boards bordered and stamped in blind, spine bordered and blocked in gilt. Half-title discarded, a touch of foxing. Binding somewhat faded and rubbed, particularly to spine, rear hinge cracking, front hinge just starting to crack.