First edition with these illustrations. Publisher's original burgundy cloth with gilt titles to the spine and a gilt illustration and black titles to the upper board. Illustrated with 32 colour plates by Warwick Goble, each with a captioned tissue guard. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with slight rubbing to the extremities. the contents, with light toning to the endpapers and some slight spotting to the text block edges are otherwise clean throughout and without stamps or inscriptions. All plates remain in fine condition without creases or marks.
Stock code: 18559