London: Edward Stanford, 1907. Second edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good- condition. Item #018278
Two volume set. Both volumes bound in the original blue/green cloth with gilt and black lettering and decoration. Illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs. Volume one is moderately discolored with numerous tiny spots of flecking or loss of color and both volumes have minor shelfwear, remaining attractive and protected in archival mylar. Vol. I: xxiv, 657 pages of text including an index. Complete with 33 maps and diagrams, of which 16 are folding, most of which are in color. A few maps are torn at the hinge and/or misfolded, and one has a chip at a corner (chip is present). Volume II published in 1908 and revised by A.H. Keane. xvi, 574 pages including an index. Contains 16 maps, of which 14 are in color and are fold-out. A few maps have small tears. The edges of the final 100 pages or so are lightly bumped causing small creases and minor rippling. Minor foxing to the endpapers. Previous owner's armorial bookplate on the inside front cover of both volumes: William P. Adams. Second edition.