Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles and decoration (fleur-de-lys). With 183 pictures by Joseph Pennell, and with plans and diagrams. Condition: All illustrations as called for, all in good condition. The spine has been repaired and the original spine strip laid on. The boards are discoloured and somewhat knocked, but sound. Hinge strained at half-title and one or two other places, otherwise internally clean and sound. Two previous owner’s bookplates to front paste down (one S. Swithun’s School, Winchester, faint remnants of a pasted-in label to front free endpaper, with ink note “General reading”, and again in pencil to verso of title page, but no other marks of having been a library book. Previous owner’s name to front free end paper (S.H.Blore, Winchester College).
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