London: The Punch Office, n.d. [c. 1864].
Three volumes bound as two. Large 8vo. xviii, 320p, 304p; xii, 308p. Profusely illustrated by John Leech with many wood engravings and 30 hand-colored steel engravings. Uniformly bound by Riviere in full blue polished calf with marbled endpapers, a.e.g., the spines with red and green title labels gilt and ornate panel ornaments, the upper covers with pictorial gilt vignettes. Bindings and contents quite fine, the hand-colored plates exceptionally bright. Plates in Rome are on paper that has browned and is a bit brittle. Item #20266