Quarto (330 x 230 mm.), eighteenth century full marbled calf, gilt panelled boards, spine with raised bands, ornate gilt compartments, gilt red calf label affixed, marbled endpapers, light wear. Portrait cut and laid down, typographic title in red and black, pp. (14), 826 (with several errors see Upcott), (14), with 63 plates, of which 17 are double-page views and maps (7 maps), in addition, illustrated with 183 engravings in the text, including the plates at pp. 58 & 383 often lacking, early outline colour to first two maps and several engravings and coats of arms, light toning on some leaves as usual, one or two larger plates trimmed as usual, otherwise a good example.