London: John Murray, 1881. Engravings. Second Edition (14th Thousand), Revised. Cloth. 8vo (7 5/8" x 5"), original publisher's green cloth with gilt lettering and blind-stamped rules on covers, profusely illustrated with Black & White lithos of engraved figures as in-text illustrations, brown-coated endpapers, Index, xvi + 693 pages. Very Good / None. Item #4393
Revised and Augmented Second Edition. Overall, a considerably better than average copy of this wonderfully illustrated and expanded edition.
Solid copy in a VG or better publisher's binding. Pages are bright and clean; engravings are sharp and without foxing. Light uniform age-toning to pages. Edges are rubbed--especially corners. No previous ownership marks.