London: Bradbury & Evans, 1858. 1st printing of this "Cheap and Uniform Edition" (Eckel, p. 215; Gimbel A97; NCBEL III, 811). , 108 pp. 12mo. 6-3/4" x 4-1/4". Original green printed wrappers with vignette of a snarling dog to front cover, and rear cover with advert for 2 titles in this series [1st state]. Slight lean to volume. General wear & soiling to wrappers, with paper chips along spine panel. Bookplate of Stephen George Holland & bookseller ticket of Walter Spencer. Withal, an About VG copy. Item #47071
The first "Reading" edition, and one of the 5 titles so issued by Bradbury & Evans.