Description: FIRST EDITION, 2 volumes, 8vo (237 x 157mm.), half-titles, 18 maps and plans (14 folding, including 1 large map in the rear cover pocket of volume 1,1 full page in the text), 97 plates (94 photographic, including 2 coloured frontispieces (1 folding), many tinted, 3 coloured sketches], 98 illustrations in the text (95 photographic, many tinted), original blue cloth spine, oatmeal cloth covers, top edges gilt, slipcase,
some spotting, a few small tears (mostly to large folding map)
Condition Report: Condition is described in the main body of the catalogue, where appropriate.
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NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."