London: Bradury, Agnew and Co., 1874
First Edition. Demy 8vo (22cm) xviii, 392 pp. 61 illustrations in the text including several full-page examples. Rebound in sage green cloth by Carter Bros. of Brighton (see binder’s ticket inside the f/c), with burgundy morocco label lettered in gilt to the spine, which is compartmentalised by seven gilt bands; bottom right corner of front board dented; pale brown endpapers; page edges speckled red; half-title present; some blotches to text pages, mainly marginal, never heavy or obtrusive; a very good copy.