First edition, first printing. Publisher's original light green cloth with dark green titles and illustration to the upper board and spine. With a colour frontispiece and 6 full black and white plates throughout the text. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth a little rubbed and lightly marked with some toning to the spine and panel edges. The contents are entirely complete and without loose or torn pages. The text block edges are spotted as are the prelims otherwise the pages are clean throughout and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps.
Quite scarce in the first edition with all of the correct first printing attributes.
Stock code: 17246