Richard Bentley, 1848. Item #127123
1st edn. 2 vols. 8vo. Contemporary elaborately gilt tooled full polished calf with gilt lettered contrasting spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers (boards a little scuffed at edges and corners bumped - otherwise a bright VG set). Pp. xviii + 509 [&] viii + 511, illus with all 18 engraved plates and maps, and wood engravings in text present (some light spotting on prelims; Lord Melgund's (later Lord Minto Governor General of Canada and Viceroy of India) 1862 gift inscriptions on front prelims of both vols with later 1919 inscriptions below).