Good. Hardbacks, gilt titles and decoration to spines, decorative boards. 2 volume set. viii, 226pp; viii, 278pp. Frontis in each vol. Illus. Extremities slightly rubbed and worn. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns. Vol. 2 lacking tissue guard to frontis. A pleasing set. (r36)
This is the original, uncommon two-volume edition, later combined into one volume. Interiors very clean and tight, as is binding. Boards show signs of wear, particularly at spine ends and corners, but are fundamentally clean and sound, as is the binding with gilt inlay.
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