Fifth edition. Signed by the author. Publisher's original black cloth with titles in red to the spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated with 28 black and white photographs. A near fine copy, the binding square and tight; the contents clean and crisp throughout and remaining free from any previous owners' inscriptions or stamps. Complete with the very good or better dustwrapper which has toning to the spine and a touch of wear to the extremities. Not price-clipped (15/- net to the front flap). An excellent copy.
Signed and inscribed by Lord Russell in black ink to the front free endpaper "To Bunny and Mike / with / the author's very best wishes / Langley Russell / 15th Dec 1954". Published in October 1954, the present edition was issued two months after the first edition of August that same year.
Stock code: 20675