Copyright dates are 1877-1880, First volume with eight, third with four, and fourth with three maps. Contemporary three-quarter dark purple morocco over marbled paper-covered boards, spine decoratively lettered and stamped in gilt with five raised bands, boards ruled in gilt; all text block edges trimmed, top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. Marbled paper at boards exhibiting a trace of rubbing; piece of clear tape at front board starting to pull up surface of paper. Text blocks very slightly dulled with age; top edges a bit dusty; occasional soft bump or crease to page edges. Near fine.