London: Wlliam Heinemann Ltd, 1948. Reprint edition. Hardcover. Octavo (8vo). Very good+ condition. Item #019470
x, 931 pages. Full leather binding with binder stamp: Bound by Bayntun Riviere, Bath, England. The front cover has a large decorative gilt stamp of a ship at sail. The rest of the binding is gilt stamped, tooled or ruled. There is minor wear to the exterior hinges. The endpapers are marbled, with the previous owner's name stamped neatly on a front endpaper. The closed page edges are heavily gilted (a.e.g.). The text is clean and unmarked. Reprint edition.