London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. 40 Engraved Plates. First Book Edition. Full Leather. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall. Good+. Item #00512621
Bound in later 19th-century full brown calf, spine with raised bands, brown morocco label, and gilt tooling, coveres bordered with twin gilt rules, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (spine and extremities rubbed, some nicking to top of spine; slight occasional foxing; plates are browned as is often the case; some age-toning to text). xiv++624 pages+plates. First edition in book form; Podeschi A72. Engraved illustrations by "Phiz" (H.K. Browne).