First UK edition. With a specially written chapter for the guidance of the English reader by W.Oliver. An attractively laid-out book, with each element being allocated one page. Its vital statistics are laid out in a diagram in the top half of the page and more detailed information given in tabular form in the second half of the page. Blue cloth-covered boards, gilt titles to spine. Condition: A little crinkling to the cloth on the boards, probably a manufacturing fault. A small amount of wear to the covers. Internally, clean, sound and bright.