Description: 8vo (215 x 140mm.), FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, frontispieces and full-page illustrations by Lionel G. Fawkes, original grass-green patterned cloth blocked in blind and black, lower hinge of volume 1 repaired, upper hinge starting, hinges of volume 2 starting (and early gatherings slightly loose), some slight spotting affecting plates, minor wear to binding
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the cataloguing, when appropriate.
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