Flat SIGNED & inscribed, "____, with the author's kind regards", to the title page. Appears unread and not remaindered. Corners are bumped. Interior is clean and solid, very little foxing. Previous owners stamp is dotted here and there through out, including the title page. Bright gilt titles to front board with gilt "braid" border over blue decorative boards. Some soiling and rubbing to boards. Remarkable condition for 145-year-old book. Scarce in any condition, rare when signed.