London: Griffin, Bohn and Company, 1861.
First edition. viii, 208, 8 (ads) pp. Publisher's red cloth with ornate blindstamped front and back boards, gilt spine lettering, pale yellow endpapers. Very Good with much of gilt rubbed off, cloth a bit soiled, head very slightly frayed, internally bright and free of marks. A classic illustrated series of Christmas lectures on the composition of flames for children and lay folks. Item #140938184