ELEGANT COPY IN SIGNED HOLLOWAY BINDING
Published: Longman Brown Green & Longmans, 1842
Stock code: 35363
8vo., First Edition thus, with engraved and printed titles, and very numerous wood-engraved illustrations in the text; handsomely bound in green full crushed morocco BY HOLLOWAY OF LONDON, sides with multiple frame border enclosing floral fillet stopped at corners with sprays, back with five raised bands ruled in gilt, second compartment framed and lettered in gilt, all other compartments richly tooled in gilt with urns and flowers, gilt edges, gilt doublures, marbled endpapers, expertly recased, a most attractive copy ideal as a gift or for presentation.
The binding is signed on front free endpaper verso. With the oval bookplate of Archer Ryland on front paste-down, and neat contemporary signature on front free endpaper verso. The illustrations are by Bell, Cope, Creswick, Horsley, Knight, Redgrave, Stone, Stonhouse, Tayler, Townsend and Webster.