Good. 1955 Hardcover illus., ports., facsims., plans. xxxvi, 633 p. Bibliography: p. 605. Bibliographical footnotes. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Shipped to over one million happy customers. Your purchase benefits world literacy!
Fair. Cover shows significant edge wear and bumps, may have soiling, stains or water marks. Binding is loose but intact, may be just starting to separate or show heavy spine lean. Pages may contain former owner name, highlighting or underlining, soiling, and light water wrinkling.
Very good+ condition. Octavo (8vo). xxxvi, 633 pages of text including an index. Hardcover binding with minimal shelfwear and minimal sunning to the spine. No dustjacket. The text is clean and unmarked. Illustrated. First edition, 2nd printing.
Very Good-in Good dust jacket. 0195005635. Moderately used hardcover with dust jacket. heavy scuffing and scratching to dj covers, rear cover mildly dirty, mild sun fading to spine, mild bumping and chipping along dj edges, missing 1" corner front top rear dj, moderate creasing and closed tears at top rear dj hinge with tape repair underneath, not price-clipped. binding remains solid, no marks to text, boards mildly rubbed along edges otherwise clean, page edges lightly scuffed and lightly dirty.; 9.10 X 6.50 X 1.90 inches; 633 pages.
Good. Aged book. PLEASE READ BEFORE PURCHASE. Please note this book is over 20 years old. It will therefore have tanned pages, age spots and plenty of shelfwear. However for its age it is still very useable, and a great read.
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