London: Fisher, Son & Co. 1843. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Poor; Spines split with loss, boards heavily rubbed. Hinges strong. Contents intact and clean with some foxing. Item #4602
Half-bound with green cloth boards. Four rasied bands to spine with gilt titles and decoration. 28 steel engraved illustrations after Courbould and Allom. Added engraved title pages. Vol. 1 328pp. Vol. 2 312pp. Vol. 3 308pp. Preface dated 1841 but Sadleir gives the date 1843. Originally published in monthly parts. Sadleir p.126.