London. Frederick Warne and Co., (c. 1880). Illustrated throughout with full page plates after engravings and further images en text. Printing executed by the Dalziel Brothers. Thick small 8vo. 5.5" x 8.0". Lavishly bound in the High Victorian style by multi-chromatic pictorial gilt decorated scarlet cloth. Stuniing gilt vignettes to front cover and spine.
Usual moderate soiling to edges. Tape offset to gutter of blank front free endsheet. Some light scattered foxing. A bright, crisp stunning example of Victorian bookbinding.