London, Sampson, Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1878. First edition, first impression. Hardback. A good copy. Likely ex-library with pastedown plate having been removed. Brown cloth state/issue, no ads to the rear (second edition is denoted such, suggesting this to be the first). AEG. Some softening to the tips and corners. Hinges split showing webbing but still holding. Ink note to the endpaper. [10393, Hyraxia Books].