- London: George Philip & son, 1887. Second edition, thick 8vo;
- xv, 670p.; photographic frontispice, numerous figures in text, one folding table; large coloured map in pocket at back (reinforced at folds on verso).
- Publisher’s blue cloth binding, in very good condition.
Loosely inserted at back is a detailed review of the book at the time of publishing (Geological Magazine, July 1887).