London: Robert Tyas, 1842. 1st edition, BFTP (Gimbel H1153). 8 pp of text. T.p. with wood engraved vignette. 72 steel engravings, with many of the tissue guards still present. Royal 8vo. 10-1/8" x 6-3/8". Period brown half sheep with marbled paper boards, eps & edges. Elaborate gilt decorated spine. Joints & tips professionally refurbished. Rubs to marbled paper on boards. Evidence of removed bookplate. Light to moderate foxing. A VG copy. Item #33599
Originally published serially, this volume contains the 2 additional plates ["He Came, He Said, To Conquer or To Die" & "The Barber Relating the History of the Deaf Gentleman's Pipe", both found at the end of this book] published via that fashion which were not included in the formally published volume edition, cf. Gimbel H1154.