The book is in good condition. The gilt lettering and design on the front cover is bright. The gilt decoration on the spine is slightly dulled. There is some wear to the top and bottom of the spine. There is some light wear to the outside boards. There are no signatures, bookplates, or markings of any kind. The book contains a total of 48 black and white illustrations, all of which are present and in good condition. A few pages have some light foxing, but most of the book is clean. This is the First American edition printed by Scribner, Armstrong, and Co. in 1875.