Hardcover, black cloth with paper spine and cover labels, no dust-jacket. 311 pages. Bibliographical Note, Index. Illustrated with eight full page black and white plates and map end-papers. First edition, first printing. No previous ownership marks. Rear panel shows white spotting from dust-jacket [lacking] which has stuck to cover. Slight nick to lower edge of paper spine label. Very mild foxing to margins of plates and a few text pages. A sound, tight, otherwise unmarked copy. Good or better.