New York: Charles B. Norton, 1853. Hardcover. Second Edition. 216, 21,  pp. Folio. 33 engraved plates + engraved portrait of author at the Preface. Red publisher's binding with gold embossed maritime-themed design of ships, anchors, and seahorses on the front and rear boards, gold titling to spine. Bumping to corners with small cloth losses, overall scuffing and minor soiling. All edges gilt. Previous owner's name in ink on first free endpaper. Foxing throughout this volume, impacting both text and illustrations. Good.