London: Macmillan and Co., 1872. First edition. Hardcover. 224pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] in original red cloth, with spine titles in gilt, and gilt ruling and Red and White Queen devices to covers, all edges gilt. Original blue-black endpapers. Spine quite darkened and slightly cocked, spine gilt largely effaced, some darkening to boards; hinges cracked (but holding), ink inscription dated "Xmas 1871" on front free endpaper verso (1871 was the actual year of publication although the title page reads 1872), small binder's label on rear pastedown, occasional instances of light soiling to text. Very good. Item #56651
Williams, Madan, Green 84. With the misprint 'wade' on p21.