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London: Lewis, 1839. 8vo, original boards (spine detached and missing a large chip at the top); half-title, title page, dedication, epistle to the reader, commendatory verses, list of illustrations, lxxii (lives of the authors), 396 pages including index. Illustrated with 76 woodcuts and 15 tissue-guarded copper engravings. Armorial bookplate and endpaper signature of Albert F. Maxwell. Hinges cracked at 120/120; otherwise the text block and illustrations are clean and tight. The spine is detached but present and the edges are rubbed, with wear at the corners.