London: J. S. Virtue & Co., 1877. Steel-engraved Plates; b/w Illustrations in Text. First Edition. Leather Binding. Oversized Folio. Near Fine. Item #00547512
2 huge oversized folio volumes, complete as issued. Attractively bound in publisher's deluxe 3/4 red morocco over matching cloth, spines with faux raised bands and geometric and floral tooling, covers bordered in gilt with triple rules, beveled edges, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers (minor fading and wear; slight foxing; small name labels in each volume). Profusely illustrated with 44 steel-engraved plates plus engraved title; 10 duotone plates of "early work"; 40 wood-engraved plates, and 116 other illlustrations (totalling over 200).