First edition, first printing. Publisher's original red cloth with gilt lettering to the spine, in dustwrapper. Colour frontispiece, and over 400 black and white illustrations. A fine copy, the binding square and tight, the contents clean and without previous owner's inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the bright, clean original dustwrapper which is a little dusty to the rear panel, with a few small tears along the edges and a small patch of loss to the head of the spine. Not price-clipped (50s net to the front flap). An attractive copy.
Stock code: 19275
London: A & C Black.