8vo, pp. [iv], 314 with tables and diagrams to the text; some instance of limited spotting or soiling, uncut; a good copy in recent quarter black morocco over dark marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine, raised bands, marbled endpapers; fine appearance.
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Second edition revised and enlarged (first 1859), rare.
Not in COPAC or WorldCat. COPAC shows only one copy of first edition: Imperial. WorldCat shows only one copy of first edition: Biblioteca Civi di Roverto, Italy.
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