Harper & Brothers: NY, 1878. Item #96-8716
Four full page illustr, with tissue guards (incl frontis) and many text illustr, 9,25 x 7, green cloth with highly decorative stamped front cover in gilt, gilt lettering on cover & gilt décorated spine, all edges gilt, 237 pp + ads. Covers moderately worn and rubbed with light scratches, corners bumped and worn, spine tips worn & missing a few small pieces, inner hinges cracked, free front endpaper starting to become detached, light spotting and staining, offsetting on preface and copyright pages, faint waterstaining on upper margins, gilt worn off a bit on page edges else contents are clean and good. FIRST ED.