London: Sampson Low, Son, and Marston, 1865. Popular edition. Hardcover, 8vo. in purple cloth with pictorial gilt decoration and titles. 547pp. Includes fold-out map housed in rear pocket. Map measures 25 x 18 inches. Illustrated with full color frontis and plates, plus in text illustrations and maps, 4p. publisher ads. Good. Toning, creasing to spine, boards rubbed. Front and rear inner hinges cracked, have been expertly strengthened. Ownership signatures on front endpapers. Left half of the center fold is split; map otherwise intact, clean and bold, with only minor fading to the paper. Internally complete and unmarked with bright plates. Good.