First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original quarter grey leather over silk boards, titles in silver to the spine. Map endpapers. Silk bookmark. Top edge silver. Quarto. With a frontipiece portrait of the author and 19 further photographic illustrations by Herbert W. Gleason. Printed on Abbey Wove paper. Housed in the original illustrated card slipcase. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents spotlessly clean throughout. Scarce.
First published in Boston by Ticknor and Fields in 1854. This superbly presented newly illustration edition is based on the Oxford University Press edition published in 1997, which followed the text of the first edition, with minor emendations.
Stock code: 21656