Illustrated with engravings from drawings by imminent artists. London: Printed for Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans, 1842. Twentieth edition. pp. viii, 396. Bound by J. Wright in full maroon morocco. Covers framed by triple gilt and dotted fillets enclosing a wide garland of flowers with onlays painted in red, green, brown, white and grey. Spine divided into six compartments by five gilt raised bands. Title in gilt on red morocco letterpiece in the second, the remainder tooled in gilt to a floral pattern with painted onlays; board-edges ruled in gilt; wide gilt doublures; gold patterned endpapers. Red, green and brown endbands. Gaufferred edges. Armorial bookplate of Sir William Topham, Knight of the Legion of Honour. Occasional light spotting to prelims and margins of some plates. A very good copy.