Large folio, ff.  + frontispiece portrait, engraved half-title, engraved title-page, and 114 plates (2 folding), the cartouche on the half-title with a pasted-over engraved slip as issued. Numerous key letters added to the plates by hand in red ink. Contemporary panelled calf, spine in compartments with central gilt tools, red morocco label. Portrait repaired and its lower margin renewed, a few smaller repairs elsewhere (particularly to first folding plate), toned and somewhat spotted throughout, light soiling. Binding rubbed and scratched, neatly rebacked preserving original spine, corners and edges renewed. Armorial bookplate of the Rt Hon Algernon Capell, Earl of Essex, to verso of title-page (dated 1701 in the engraving), armorial bookpile bookplate of the Dillon family of Ireland (name rubbed away) to front pastedown, stamp of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland to title-page and blank area of several other leaves (dispersed between 2011 and 2015).