Royal 8vo. 25.5 by 16 cm. 259,  pp. With 24 hand-colored plates. Final 9 pages are 1 p. directions to binder, 8 pp. publisher's ads. The final authorized Syntax book, published by Ackermann, with the original author and illustrator. Tooley 413. Original boards and spine label. Label with chips in center, but most of letters survive. Housed in a quarter blue morocco slipcase, with five raised bands, and cloth chemise. This outer box is handsome, with some light soiling on the box's and chemise's blue cloth. Typical offsetting, otherwise generally clean. Frontis plate bound slightly unevenly. Repaired joints.