London: John Macrone, 1837. Illustrated with frontipiece, engraved title page and eight further illustrations by George Cruikshank.
First edition, first state. Complete in one volume. Extremely rare in original cloth.
Octavo, skillfully rebacked preserving original spine strip, original light burgundy coloured cloth, ruled and decorated in blind, spine with black gilt lettered medallion in upper part, pale yellow endpapers. Housed in a brown full morocco slipcase with cloth chemise (slightly rubbed). Spine and edges faded to brown (spine black and gilt bright), a few light stains on covers, slight residual paper on half title, some mottling to plates, else fine. Contemporary owner inscription in brown ink.