London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, 1880. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarto, blue cloth, gilt. All edges gilt. 200pp. one hundred seventy illustrations, full page and in the text by Randolph Caldecott. Engraved by J. D. Cooper. Cood. Back is weak at page 64. Some light wear and soil. A three-quarter in tear in the cloth at the top of the spine, with no loss of fabric. Good +. Item #13610
Three summer tours in Brittant , in two of which the author was accompanied by the artist. The black and white illustrations are said to capture the mood of a "somber land shrouded with white clouds, peopled with peasants in dark costumes, wide white collars and caps, black and white cattle and magpies"