London: Edward Moxon and Co., 1859. xvi, 376 pages of text. Three quarter vellum binding with marbled paper covered boards; the vellum is somewhat darkened and the binding overall lightly rubbed. The leather spine label is lacking. Minor to moderate foxing scattered throughout the text. Previous owner's names in pencil on the title page. This is the 2nd illustrated edition, with 55 illustrations including the frontis. The artists include T. Creswick, J.E. Millais, W.H. Hunt, W. Mulready, J.C. Horsley, D.G. Rossetti, C. Stanfield and D. Maclise, with the frontisportrait medallion after Thomas Woolner. Page 185/186 was reattached. The text is clean and unmarked.. Second edition. Hardcover. Very good- condition. Octavo (8vo). (Inventory #: 017087)
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