London: Bradbury & Evans, 1849.
First edition. Small 8vo. xi, (i), 189p. (ii, ads). Illustrated by the author with frontispiece, title, and eight inserted plates. Bound by Zaehnsdorf with their special stamp on the rear doblure. Covers of full brown crushed morocco with silk doblures and flyleaves, a.e.g., the spine in six panels densely gilt, the covers with a series of ruled borders with fancy cornerpieces and dentelles. Original blue-printed white wrappers bound in. Quite fine but for a minor bump to the lower front corner (the wrappers rather oxidized). Item #21140