First edition. Publisher's original red paper covered boards with pictorial paper onlay to the upper board, titles in white to the upper board and spine. Illustrated in colour throughout. A better than very good copy, the binding square and firm with a little rubbing at the edges of the slightly faded spine. The contents are complete and with the exception of the odd finger mark, clean and bright throughout. One page has a short closed tear to the fore-edge, not affecting the text or illustration. An attractive example in entirely original condition
With the correct pictorial endpapers that indicate a first printing. (Linder p. 430).
Stock code: 22641