Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1880.
Hardcover. First edition, second state (with the frontispiece captioned "Titian's Moses"). Thick octavo. 631pp., [1pp.] Illustrated by W. Fr. Brown, True Williams, B. Day and other artists - with also three or four pictures made by the author of this book, without outside help; in all. Three hundred and twenty-eight illustrations. Original blind-stamped and gilt-stamped brown cloth. Hinges roughly repaired with tears on rear pastedown, frontispiece foxed, cloth dampstained with extremities worn and frayed, a good only copy without dustwrapper as issued. This copy bears a blind-stamped number "0" beneath the publisher's device on the back cover; *BAL* speculates that these numbers identify the agents responsible for selling particular copies to subscribers. *BAL* 3386.