London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1815. Eleventh edition (vol 1) ; New edition (vol 2) ; Third edition (vol 3) ; Second edition (vol 4). Twelvemo : Vol 1 pp. [2 blank], vi, , 2-370, [6, index] : 16 pages of plates including 7 hand coloured : Inscribed on front free-endpaper, ''N. Northy from his friend J. Marker'' : Vol 2 pp. [2 blank], xii, , 2-263, [3 blank] : Same inscription as vol 1 with added bookplate on paste-down ''Thomas John Marker to J. Marker'' : Vol 3 pp. [2 blank],xxiii, [xxiv], , 2-300 : 3 pages of plates, [2 blank] : Inscribed on free-endpaper ''Nicholas from his kind friend J. Marker Feb 23 rd 54'' : Bookplate ''Thomas John Marker to J. Marker'' to paste-down : Vol 4 pp. [2 blank] x, [xii], , 2-216, [2 blank] : 5 pages of plates including fold out frontispiece : Inscribed and bookplate same as other volumes : All volumes are three-quarter bound with marbled paper covered boards : Recently rebacked with leather, gilt blind tooling to spine : Original endpapers.
All edges age toned, volume 2 top edge stain marked : General edgewear and scuffing to boards : Open tear to foot of top board volumes 1 and 2 : Endpapers a little stained with some slight bubbling, vol 1 front paste-down has open tear at margin. Good. Item #1877
All volumes published between 1815 and 1818. Volume 1 is the eleventh edition, considerably enlarged with additional plates. Volume 4 is the 'corrected and materially improved' second edition.