London: Hurst and Blackett, Publishers, 1861. First Edition. Hardcover. 431pp. Octavo [25 cm] Marble boards three-quarters bound in leather. Raised bands and a green leather gilt stamped title label on the spine. Brown endpapers. Fair condition only. The rear cover is only hanging on by a thread. There is a 3 and 1/2" tear in the front board at the head of the spine along the joint. The extremities are rubbed, and the leather spine is scraped. There is a small numerical notation on the front pastedown. "Library of the Royal Artillery" ink stamp on the front endpaper. Another stamp on the top edge of the title page. The pages are tanned and have occasional small light stains. Fair amount of foxing on the pages at the beginning and end. The text block is fragile in several places. Item #35807
Grantley F. Berkeley also wrote "Life in the Forests of France."