Enc. edit. int. de sint. decorada com ferros gravados a ouro e preto e com o título e as armas de portugal gravado a ouro na pasta da frente; VIII págs.+ (2) fls.+ 386+ 35 págs. (A List of C. Kegan Paul & Co.`s Publications)+ 2 extratextos (1mapa e 1 grav.); ilu.; 228 mm.
Preface - "This book is partly made up of contributions to the «Fortnightly Review», the «New Quarterly Magazine», and the «Cornhill Magazine». I have modified these papers greatly, interpolated much new matter, corrected where my knowledge has increased, and in many, I may say in most parts, I have altogether rewritten my first essays.
I have called my book «Portugal: Old and New», hoping thereby to make the title as descriptive as I could. I trust the name may not be thought pretentious, or the book altogether a nondescript, or the chapters of it disjointed. (...)"