8vo (208 x 132 mm). Engraved frontispiece, title and 38 plates, wood-engraved illustrations (some minor spotting to a few leaves). 20th-century half tan calf gilt stamp-signed by Morrell (darkening to spine and edges, hinges starting, some losses to spine with old repairs); slipcase.
FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, later issue with “Mr. Pitt" for "Sir Pitt" on p.453 but without the heading on p.1 in rustic type or the suppressed woodcut of Lord Steyne on p. 336. Grolier English 87; Van Duzer 231.