London: Ward, Lock, and Tyler, 1865, circa. Hardbound. Red gilt embossed cloth. 91 pp., 24 full-page illustrations including the front piece. All edges are gilt. VG. Original red beveled boards with elaborate gilt design, newer spine cloth with original spine remnants expertly laid down. Contents bright and fresh. Ex art library copy. Slight ding to one lower edge, a small amount of fraying beginning on lower right edge not bad. Item #114028
The date is taken from the authors' preface. A very nice copy all things considered of this scarce Dore title. The full-page plates are bright and clean. Includes the engraved bookplate of the former institutional owner, created by H.W. Faulkner.
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