Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co., 1856.
Hardcover. Very good. Early reprint. Quarto (10.75 x 7.75 inches), pp xxiv, 26-712, with 33 plates (of 36 in the List of Plates, lacking #6, 9, and 29), additional wood-engraved illustrations in the text. In original three quarter leather and marbled boards with marbled endpapers. Leather scuffed at joints and head and foot of spine, ownership markings blacked out on top edge of text block, otherwise very clean, binding tight. This comes from the set described by Howes (S-183) as a "cheaper ed.,smaller size and omitting v. VI," published between 1853 and 1856. All plates in this edition are monochrome.