First edition, first printing with these illustrations. Publisher's original green cloth with gilt titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. A very good copy, the binding square and firm with a few tiny bumps to the lower board edge and a few rubbed spots, the gilt faded from the spine. The contents, a little spotted early and late and to the text block, are entirely complete and without inscriptions or stamps. All 8 full-page colour plates with tissue guards and 52 black and white illustrations throughout the text are present as called for.
Stock code: 18231