REMARKABLY BRIGHT, CLEAN COPY
Published: Warne, 
Stock code: 42484
8vo., with coloured frontispiece (original tissue guard present), 23 coloured plates, 8 plates in monochrome and over 400 illustrations in the text, free endpapers browned, half-title lightly spotted; original series binding of pale brown cloth, upper board framed and lettered in black, gilt back, fore-edge lightly spotted else a very good, bright, clean copy.
Although not yet formally a member of the W&W series (this title was not so included until 1945) it nevertheless carries the disitnctive series binding and typography. SCARCE IN THIS CONDITION. Marren 171-172.