New York: 1880. Leather. Good. Item #6532
4to. [300 x 240mm]. Pp. viii, 56 p., followed by 25 thick card leaves, each with 4 mounted photographs comprising 100 collotype photographs, bound recto verso. Photo dimensions [100 x140mm]. Bound in the original full green leather with the front board illustrated and stamped in gilt, repeated design in blind on the rear board. All edges gilt. Board edges with heavy wear and chipping to the leather, corners rounded and worn, rebacked in closely matching green morocco with simple gilt titles to the spine. Re-enforced binding, with off-white glossy endpapers. Title and prelims with small chip to the right bottom corner of the pages, edges somewhat darkened, some of the images and borders thumbed and darkened, with the rear endpaper chipped along the fore-edge. Generally clean throughout and complete, but without the tissue-guards. A good clean copy overall.