London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. First Edition. Octavo. Item #021470
First state with all issue points by Smith. 625pp. illustrated by H.K. Brown with 40 plates of which eight are the dark plates, three line errata, B2 instead of BB2, and more. Bound from the original parts (stab marks visible) in 3/4 red morocco over red cloth, raised bands and title gilt, all edges marbled, with marbled endpapers, an exceptionally clean copy without foxing to plates, text clean, light rubbing to joints and corners. From the library of author, George M. Doe with his bookplate.