London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1863. First Edition. First book edition, first issue. Octavo (19.5cm) in three volumes. In early twentieth-century black half morocco with marbled paper over boards, titled on spines in gilt, all edges gilt; marbled endpapers; vol I: iv, 336pp; vol II: iv, 333pp; vol III: iv, 292pp. With the bookplates of Abner Baron over those of Stanfield N. Arnold, Jr. on front pastedowns. Minor pencil doodles and sums at the back of vols I and III, including two marginal portraits in profile. Bound without advertisements. A handsome set, though leather dry and cracking at joints; with one or two spots of foxing, else clean: Very Good. BAKER & ROSS A7.21. SADLEIR 817.

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