Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879. 4to. vii, [i], 278 pp. Engraved frontispiece. Original beveled brown cloth, title and author’s name in gilt to top cover and spine, slightly worn at edges, corners and extremities of spine. Presentation inscription from Motley’s son, Edwin, and morocco bookplate of Alfred Sutro. Item #12316
First limited large paper edition, one of 516 copies; printed first, but issued simultaneously with the trade edition.