London. Ward and Downey. 1890. First British Edition. Profusely illustrated with various monochrome plates, drawings, vignettes, etc. 2 Volumes. 8vo. Lusciously bound in 3/4 red calf and marbled boards. Double gilt-ruled spine compartments with ornate gilt-tooled spine compartments decorated in a fauna and bell motif. Morocco labels. Marbled endsheets.
Very minor wear to head and tailpieces, spines darkened as usual, corners mildly bumped A Stunning Near Fine set of this most fascinating glimpse into the manners and mores of Regency England. Superb.