Published by John Beck, Bury St Edmunds and Samuel Bentley, London, 1838, 1st edition. Contemporary full leather binding. Five raised bands to spine. Gilt lettering on red patch to compartment two, gilt decoration to other compartments.Gilt borders to front and rear boards. Aem. 12.25ins x 10ins, marbled endpapers, xxvii, (i), 538pp plus 34pp plates including 2 maps coloured in outline. Also many other illustrations within text (all illustrations present as per the list).Bookplates of two previous owners to front pastedown and front free endpaper. Three old gouges to leather of front board. Some of the plates have stain marks to the corners. Overall VG.
Author Gage, John
Binding Full leather
Publisher John Deck, Bury St Edmunds