London: For The Etching Club by Joseph Cundall, 1849.
First edition thus with the etchingas in proof state, so marked. Tall quarto. (3 leaves), 20 leaves. Each leaf on heavy card stock with the etchings mounted on the rectos only and each with a facing guard sheet. Title and dedication sheet printed in red and black. Illustrated with the twenty etchings with accompanying text. Bound by Hayday, as issued, in full maroon morocco over thick beveled boards, the spine in five compartments with simple ornaments in blind, the covers with panels and cornerpieces of Tudor roses in blind, the upper cover with titles in gilt. Lower outer corners bumped, mild old wear, but all bright, sound and attractive, the etchings fine. Item #21399
Wickenheiser Collection no. 353, whit photo on page 108.