Folio, pp. [xxvi], 228, 351-445, 452-587, , 737-960, , 1029-1091,  (as called for) + engraved frontispiece portrait. Twenty-six large engraved portraits and two smaller engravings within the text. Modern quarter morocco with marbled boards by Period Bookbinders, spine divided by raised bands between double gilt rules, second compartment gilt-lettered direct. Some foxing and spotting, edges somewhat affected by damp with consequent light fraying to a few leaves, a few small paper-flaws (no loss), a touch of worming to lower blank margin of final few gatherings.