1st edition, published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1881.
Dark green embossed cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Silver decoration on covers.
All edges gilt.
Six (of eight) black and white plates present.
Covers heavily worn at edges, and a little soiled.
Spine strip worn at edges and ends, and somewhat darkened.
Gift dedication dated 1883 on reverse of front endpaper.
Endpapers and prelims foxed and tanned.
Contents shaken, and some pages coming loose.
Occasional foxing to page edges.
Some foxing in gutter, where staples in the binding have rusted.
Catalogue Number: #111402