First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original yellow cloth with titles in grey to the spine and upper board, lacking the dustwrapper. Illustrated with 65 plates in black and white. A very good copy, the binding square and firm, the cloth a little marked, mostly to the lower board, the spine faded. The contents, with light offsetting to the endpapers, some faint spotting to the prelims and a little toning to the margins, are otherwise clean and without stamps or inscriptions.
Inscribed by the David Neville Lewis in blue ink on the front free endpaper "for Mr and Mrs Jenkins / in remembrance of the / very enjoyable evenings / with them in Harrogate / from / David Lewis / March 1958". Lewis was a writer, architect, and artist who published many books on sculpture, urban planning and modern art.
Stock code: 22831