London: Oxford University Press, 1952. Octavo; G+; hardcover; bound in grey cloth, gilt lettering; boards bowed, general shelfwear, general edgewear, removed sticker mark on front spine and rear, rubbing on fore corners and spine edges, bumping on fore corners, tearing on spine head edge, spine sun toned, separation from text block visible in front interior, ex-library plate and sticker on front pastedown, penciling and browning on front end paper, torn paper stuck to front end paper, sticker and penciling on rear pastedown; text block age toned, pages uneven, separation visible after first blank, ex-library stamps and penned text on copyright page, ex-library stamps on last page, ex-library stamp on exterior tail edge; xxix, 137pp.
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London: William Pickering, 1848. Second. 12mo; G/no-DJ; brown/black spine with gold text; back board has completely detached, front board is very worn along spine and beginning to detach in the top corner, covers have moderate signs of aging and wear, frayed corners, fading (particularly along spine), and light scuffing; textblock is clean with moderate darkening of pages, front paste-down has bookplate from previous owner, frontispiece has transferred slightly onto title page; 285pp.
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.