"Ballantyne & Company, Printers, Edingurgh."--colophon. Illustrations: 35 wood engravings by J.M. Corner, Pearson, R. Paterson and 3 others, after K. Halswelle, J. M'Whirter, J. Pettie and 7 others.
Athenaeum copy: Blue cloth, decorated in gilt, bevelled boards, all edges gilt. Athenaeum copy: Exhibited: "Treasures of the Athenaeum: 200 years of collecting," at the Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 2014. Athenaeum copy: Gift: Koblenzer. Athenaeum copy: On fly leaf verso "To Bessie Lakeman From Her Very Affectionate Brother Willie; Feb 8th, 1868".