Hartford, Conn. American Publishing Company, 1881. Later printing. Hardcover. 8vo. , vii-xviii, , 20-651,  pp. Blindstamped brown cloth with gold decorations on the front board and purple lettering and decorations on the spine. Illustrated with two wood-engraved plates before the title page, also illustrated with several in-text wood-engravings and six additional engraved plates. True first edition published in 1869. Ahearn APG 004b. BAL 3316. Very Good. Item #00008576
A Very Good book with wear to the extremities, especially to the tips of the spine and the corners of the boards. An 1882 gift inscription on the front pastedown: "To my little wife with the best love of her devoted husband"