London: George Routledge and Sons, 1869.
First edition. 12mo. Original blind-stamped blue cloth with gilt design and lettering from cover and spine. 16 full-page super color plates, 54 illustrations in the text, all by THOMAS DALZIEL, engraved by Dalziel Brothers. 432pp with 8pp ads at back. Poetry, some contemporary, by Tennyson, Wordsworth, Jane Taylor, Burns, Watts, Eliza Cook and many more. Quite a prodigious production for its size. Color printing exquisite. Near fine.
Price: $175.00 Item #246