London: Smith, Elder, 1861. Illustrated with two plates engraved by Swain, facing title-page and p. 59, and 13 small woodcuts in text.
First edition, the rare first issue.
Octavo, original green cloth, decoratively blind-stamped, gilt-lettered spine. Front right top corner slightly bumped, small embossed stamp on front free endpaper, slight foxing of preliminary and terminal first few leaves, else a fine copy.