London: James Henderson Publishers, 1872. Hardcover : pp. [1-5] 6-223  : 28 full-page engravings : text in double columns : Ornately embossed pebbled boards with gilt lettering and illustration : new endpapers : all edges gilt.
Recently re-backed with original spine laid back on : light to moderate foxing throughout ; leaves are age toned : p. 69 has a horizontal tear (2.5cm) at the outer margin : light stain to the outer edge of the margin on most leaves. Good. Item #1535
We have not been able to locate another copy of the 1872 edition of Richard Quittenton's popular children's book, although there are a handful of 18-? listings on OCLC.