London: Henry G. Bohn, 1856.
First Jesse Edition. xx, 498p. Small 8vo. Edited by Edward Jesse. 203 woodcuts (actually 207), and 26 full-page steel engravings. Many artists including Huysmans, Lely, Archer, Absolon, Bewick, Hofland, Cruikshank, Creswick, Jardine, Jacklson, Landells, Lizars, Linton, Robinson, etc. Bound in quarter brown crushed morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spine with gilt titles and angling vignettes in the panels. About fine, no remarkable defects. Item #21745