First Edition, Deluxe Issue. Signed by Howe on the half title. Rare thus. Illustrated with three suites of black-and-white plates. Fine in original blue cloth, with very slight stain on fore edge. In a fine pictorial slipcase, with title labels affixed to both sides. Quarto. 17.5 x 24.5 cm. xx; 714 pp. A lovely copy of this seminal work.