First edition, first impression, limited issue. One of 275 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf.
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Quarto. Original purple cloth, titles to spine and upper board and all edges gilt. With the dust jacket. With an orange quarter morocco slipcase and chemise. Tipped-in frontispiece and 51 plates on fawn paper with printed tissue-guards. Edges of boards lightly rubbed and faded, endpapers toned. An excellent copy in the rubbed and nicked jacket with two long splits at the spine panel and a chip from the rear panel.