Cassell, Petter, and Galpin. London. Circa 1870.
Early edition. Large 4to. (12.3 x 10.2 inches). Fully illustrated throughout with 118 full page engravings and many smaller drawings in the text. A very good copy in contemporary binding of full green calf. The spine has five raised bands, each decorated with gilt piping. Compartments with gilt ruling, floral designs. Burgundy title label, gilt. Decorative blind and gilt panels on both boards. Marbled endpapers. All edges marbled. Some rubbing to edges and scratches to the leather on the boards but overall a very good attractive volume.