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"Volume One only, undated hardback (circa early 20th century) with no jacket as published. 7 x 9.5 inches, 288 pages, 1Kg. 351 beautiful illustrations and 9 coloured plates. In overall acceptable to good condition. Red cloth boards quarter-bound in red leather are worn to corners, with leather rubbed away at spine head and tail. Gilt titles to spine still have lustre, with some rubbing to spine edges. Binding tight with crack to gutter at ffep, no annotations or inscriptions - Cafe Royale stamp (upside down) to front pastedown. A 2 x 1 inch piece of the ffep has been neatly cut off the top rh corner presumably to remove a name or inscription. No foxing or tanning, red-stippled page ends, text, plates and illustrations clean and clear throughout. A good reading copy."