London: Routledge, Warne & Routledge, Farringdon Street, 1862.
Hardcover. Three volumes. Edited by Howard Staunton; the illustrations by John Gilbert, engraved by the brothers Dalziel. Large octavos. Engraved frontispiece portrait in Vol. 1. Uniformly bound in half calf and marbled paper over boards, gilt spine with two titling labels, marbled endpapers, all edges marbled. Rubbing to the covers, short tears and wear to the edges of the boards, scattered foxing mostly to the preliminary leaves, about very good overall. A scarce set featuring the celebrated wood engravings of Edward and George Dalziel after Sir John Gilbert.