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London: Henry Colburn, 1827. Extra-Illustrated Edition. Octavos, 9 volumes; VG; bound in half blue calf with blue cloth boards, paneled spines with gilt lettering and titling; top edge of text blocks gilt; marbled endpapers; unsigned binding; all volumes have very mild wear, primarily to corners, mild cracking to some hinges; volume 3 has a small hole in the head of the spine; extra illustrated with 650 portraits and 70 views; inlaid pages; with separate title page for the nine volumes in addition to the inlaid title pages; mild scattered foxing; scarce; Shelved above Middle East.
London: Hurst & Blackett, 1854. Octavo; VG-/No-DJ; Spine is brown leather, gold leaves and gold text; Boards have general edge wear, some rubbing and bumping to corners, joints and hinges are sprung but intact, scratches and marks, pen on front paste-down, age-toning, design is clear; Text block has general signs of handling, age-toning, content is clear; pp 396.