London: Frederick Westley and A. H. Davis, 1831. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #31896
viii, 224pp + pp of publisher's advertisements. Full dark green morocco with elaborate designs embossed on the sides and on the spine, gold lettering on the spine, all edges gilt. With the publisher/binder's ticket (F. Westley on Friar Street, London) on the rear pastedown endpaper. Engraved presentation, frontispiece, title vignette, and eight inserted plates with illustrations. Engravings by R. Wallis, Thompson, W. C. Edwards, W. Greatbach, and others. A collection of short fiction and poems. Small bookstore stamp on front pastedown endpaper (J. W. Mason & Son of St. Leonards-on-Sea). Contemporary Chirstmas inscription on the presentation page. Light wear to edges. A nicely preserved, near fine copy. ; 12mo.