Very Good. Item #13395
London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1895. First Edition with ads at rear dated July, 1895. Octavo. 425 pp. + 24 pp. publisher's advertisements. 20 full-page illustrations including frontispiece with tissue guard, complete, though final plate facing page 420 instead of 412, per Whatmore. Blue beveled cloth boards stamped in gilt. Plain black endpapers.
Text block recased. Boards show a slight lean, general scuffing, and brief exposure to extremities and joints. Binding is sound and, aside from some bookseller scribblings and small pressure stamp to front free endpaper, unmarked.
[Whatmore F18; Scott 27].