New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1881. Sixteen octavo volumes plus the index all uniformly bound in three quarter brown sheep and marbled board; five raised bands on the spine with gilt titling and decorations in blind; all edges marbled; marbled endpapers. 26cm. First published in 1858. This is the revised edition of 1879. Engravings by John Filmer. Maps in color. Volume one has a small white stain on the front cover, volume 9 has small stains in the leather on the front cover and slightly on the spine; all volumes show mild to moderate rubbed edges with some bruised corners and some short pulls in the leather. The spines show little wear and the gilt titling is bright. Excellent shelf presence and in very good condition.
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Madrid: Espasa Calpe, 1932-1936. 706p; 740p; 822p; 756p; 708p; 668p; 615p; 718p; 738p; 718p.; illustrations, maps, fold outs; items tipped in, indexed. 27 cm. Uniformly bound in green cloth with gilt decoration on the front cover; darker green spine title boxes with gilt tiling; light reddish top edges. Corners bumped, spine of of one volume flecked, spines slightly faded, one volume more so, few slightly soiled. Overall in very good condition.