London: Bradbury & Evans, 1852.
First edition. Two volumes. Quarto. vii, 72p; (ii). 73-152p. Extra-Illustrated with 137 engraved plates of views, portraits, etc. Bound by Tout in full olive crushed morocco with patter papern endpapers and doblures in maroon and gold, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and elaborate panel gilt, each featuring a small central flower, the covers with extra fancy gilt frames. Spines evenly faded to mellow brown, minor surface cracking to one joint. VG and still a deluxe presentation. Item #20465