1891. 486 pages. No dust jacket. Green pictorial boards with gilt title labels. Contains illustrated plates. Handling-marked pages with moderate tanning and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Former owner's name and dedication on front paste-down in ink. Cracked hinge and guttering with exposed netting. Binding remains firm. Large tear across page 473 plate. Some pages are nearly detached. Some minor dog-eared corners, with grey rubbing and a few small nicks to text block edges. Moderate tanning along spine and board edges. Noticeable rub wear to surfaces and edges with crushing to spine ends and bumps to scuffed corners. Forward leaning and bowed. Small splits to joints. Faintly mottled with mould.