"Color woodblock printed diagrams throughout by Charles Whittingham; wood-cut initials. Bound in contemporary half sheep, gilt spine, pebbled cloth boards, renewed at extremities." So reads Catalog Nine, of Martayan Lan, rare book seller of New York, which listed a copy of this for sale for $5800.
For a recent discussion of this Victorian masterpiece, see Envisioning Information by Edward R. Tufte, Cheshire, Conn. (P.O. Box 430, Cheshire 06410) : Graphics Press, c1990, pp. 84-87. We provide here, as a service to Euclidean pedagogy, a copy of this work in its entirety, in JPEG format.