London: Lewis & C0. n.d. (c. 1880's).
Folio. xv, 1215p., 34p (Concise Biblical Cyclopaedia). Extra title page illustrated in chromolithography and with many full page plates in chromolithography and in black and white. Bound in heavily embossed full black crushed morocco over beveled boards, a.e.g., the spine with gilt title, the upper cover with central gilt stylized titles, the corners fitted with large ornate brass bosses with hinged clasps. A stunningly bright and fine copy, virtually as new with the family registers blank. Foxing to verso of first plate, a little edge spotting - probably from the gilt on the text edges. Item #21045