Published by Darton in 1854.
Red cloth-covered boards.
Gilt lettering on covers.
Gilt decoration on covers.
All edges gilt.
Illustrated with colour frontispiece and decorated title page.
Numerous engravings, both full page and in the text.
Spine split on both sides, attached by a thread.
Gilt on front cover and spine mostly rubbed away.
Bookplate on front paste down.
First section, comprising prelims. and first page of contents, is detached.
Remainder of contents moderately tight.
Some light spotting throughout book, but pages mostly clear.
Catalogue Number: #95429