Very Good. First ediiton. Hardcover in dark green pebbled cloth lettered in gilt. 192 pp. including an appendix of "Valuable Reciepts from the Reciept Book of The Author" and 4 pp. of adverts. Frontispiece portrait woodcut of the author; numerous small line drawings as well as full page engravings in the text. About very good, tight, gilt lettering fully clear, cloth somewhat dusty and with wear at the tips and spine extremities. The text block shows significant foxing and some staining throughout.
Fine. First edition. Octavo in blindstamped dark brown cloth lettered in gilt. 192 pp. Illustrated with 44 engravings. A tight, generally fine example, gilt lettering bright. Occasional foxing to the text and a bit more so to the endpapers. Unusual in this condition.
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