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Very Good. Reprint issued in 1924. Front flyleaf torn out, otherwise vg. Fold-out diagram intact at rear of book. Original pictorial cloth. Handsomely produced with 130 drawings and illustrations (all in black and white except the frontispiece. ) 308 pages, indexed. No dj.
Fair. No Jacket. Hardback, no dust-wrapper. xvi, 307pp. Colour frontis. 130 illustrations. Fraying to head and tail of spine. Boards slightly marked and worn. Previous owner's details to front pastedown. Original bookseller's details blind-stamped to front free end-paper. A little occasional foxing. (bs35b)
Good. First Edition, bound in blue cloth. Gift inscriptions on front endpaper. No other interior marks. Pages show expected age tanning. Binding is solid. Blue cloth boards show some rubbing, a few spots where the cloth bubbles up, and some moderate edge wear.
First edition (hardback), first issue (with the top edge gilt). 8vo (24cm by 18cm), xvi, 308pp. 130 illustrations, including 11 folding plans at the back of the book. Original blue cloth, gilt titling to the front board and the spine, colour plate inlaid on the front board, top edge gilt. Foxing to the endpapers and the edges of the text block, lower corner cut away from pp 303/304 (not affecting the text), binding bright. Overall, this copy is in good to very good condition.
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