First separate UK edition, first printing. Original white cloth with gilt medallion to upper board and titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 15 full-page colour plates by F. H. Townsend. A superb near fine clean and tight copy, the cloth clean and the contents without inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the original rubbed, nicked and darkened dustwrapper which has a little loss at the spine tips. Scarce in the dustwrapper.
The first printing with "Bemrose Dalziel Ltd." imprint on p.80. The dustwrapper also in the correct first state. (Livingston 287.)
Stock code: 10206