Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1899. Hardcover. Two, uniform 8vo volumes. Publisher's gilt decorated cloth. Top page edges in gilt. In original cloth dust jackets. Trace shelf wear to jackets. Jackets toned to interior at spine. Each volume with trace shelf wear at lower spine ends. Otherwise about fine throughout. Fine in near fine jackets. Fine / near fine. Item #15045
1899 printing of the original 1869 edition, complete in two volumes. Profusely illustrated throughout with photogravure plates. In the rare, maroon cloth dust jackets, matching the binding. Jackets with plain panels and gilt title decoration to spines. Beautiful examples of publisher's bindings, securely protected by their rare, original Nineteenth Century dust jackets. 557pp., 536pp.