hardcover. Engraved frontis., extra engraved title page, and 38 addition fine plates with tissue guards. 128pp. of text. 8vo, original black morocco; covers and spine are gilt-decorated in nautical themes, inner dentelles, a.e.g. (leather is well-rubbed; spine ends noticeably repaired). London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1836.
Frontis. and extra t.p. are lightly foxed, otherwise all pages are very clean.