London: Bradbury and Evans, 1857. First Edition, First Issue. Octavo, 625 pages; G-; bound in full green calf; paneled spine with gilt tooling and lettering; upper and lower third of spine are detaching/peeling, but present; scuffing and rubbing to boards; marbled endpapers and textblock; first issue points present, including: 3-line errata on page xiv, Page 317, line 27 from the top of the page for "William" read "Frederick, B2 on page 371, pages 467 through 474, for "Rigaud" read "Blandois," and errata slip present;.
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London: Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First Edition. Octavo; pp 624; Fair; brown spine with gilt text and decorations to spine; gilt borders to panels; full leather binding; no dust jacket; boards show slight some rubbing to edges; panels detached at joints; gilt scroll at edge roll in; text block has top edge gilt; deckled fore and tail edges; marbled endpapers; frontispiece; light pencil to verso of ffep; interior clean; illustrated; previous owner's name to advertisement page;.
London: Chapman and Hall, 1844. First. Quarto half-bound in straight-grain red morocco and brown cloth boards, 624pp. Title in faded gilt on red leather spine. Shelf wear to boards, edges and corners, hinges heavily rubbed, spine split, about 1/6 missing at bottom, as well as being chipped and scuffed. Text block is age toned with some foxing, more foxing to plates. Text is legible, illustrations clear. Hinges in very good shape. Binding is solid. Illustrated throughout by "Phiz," well known artist and caricaturist of the time. Overall condition is Good minus (G-). Shelved upstairs area near copier.
London: Whitefriars Press. Subscription Edition. Octavo; Printed for Subscribers from the plates of the Original Edition issued by Bradbury, Agnew & Co., London; G+/no DJ; Hardcover w/out DJ; Spine, red with gold and black print, mild fading; Boards in red embossed cloth with gold and black print, mitered edges, mild wear to outside corners, spine caps, bottom edges, otherwise clean and strong; Textblock has mild spotting to endpapers, intermittent spine breaks, clean text; 265 pages, frontispiece, illustrated with engravings (some on steel, some in color).