First edition thus. Original navy blue cloth with gilt titles and blind stamped illustration to the upper board and spine, in dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers, 12 full page tissue guarded colour plates, 17 full page black and white line drawings and several header and tail piece illustrations throughout. An excellent near fine copy, the cloth clean with light bumping at the spine tips. The contents are clean and without inscriptions or stamps. Text block fore-edge is a little spotted. Complete with the near fine lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which is price-clipped to the front flap and spotted to the blank reverse. A very nice copy.
Stock code: 10491