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Octavo (196 134 mm). Finely bound by Root, London, in mid-20th-century tan half calf, spine gilt in compartments with blue morocco inlay and two morocco labels (one brown, one burgundy), marbled sides with double gilt rules, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. With the original cloth covers and colour map endpapers bound in. Black and white full page and vignette illustrations in the text. Corners and sides slightly rubbed, a few tiny chips to spine, spine somewhat darkened though with the gilt still bright, light spotting to fore-edge and some end matter; very good condition.