London: Griffin, Bohn, and Company / Charles Griffin and Company, 1861 - 1865. Mixed editions. A mixed set of first and later printings, comprised of Volumes 2-4 of the first printings, 1861 - 1862, and Volumes 1 - 3 of a later printing  . All are illustrated with wood-engraved maps and plates. The first 3 volumes are bound in the contemporary marbled paper over boards, rebacked in morocco with printed spine labels, a.e.g. Volume 3 has a discreet paper repair reattaching at the gutter of the frontispiece and title page, the other volumes are very good. The 3 volumes of the later printing are in the publisher's gilt and blind decorated cloth and are fine, near new. Item #21327
The wood engraved illustrations are largely from daguerreotypes by Richard Beard.
Roosens and Salu No. 3268.