New York: B. Frodsham, 1861.
First edition. 94p., 1 leaf ad. Illustrated with five mounted plates by Stephens, Rosenberg, and J.D. Smillie. Bound by E. Walker & Sons, New York in full black pebble-grain morocco, all edges gilt and gauffered, the spine with gilt titles and elaborate panel ornaments, the upper cover with large central gilt device of the Prince of Wales' arms within an oval frame and with wide elaborate border frame of flowers and trailing vines, the lower cover with the same format but with King's arms, fancy dentelles. Covers with slight bow and trifling rub. Quite sound and bright. An excellent example of American publisher's binding in leather. Item #21868
Likely a commissioned presentation binding.