In the series Pitman’s Common Commodities. Gift inscription to front paste down dated 1939. Green cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine, 166 pages (including index) followed by pages of publisher’s catalogue. With 16 illustrations from photographs. Revised to include new chapter on pywood. Barely octavo in size (approximately 7.4 inches high). Condition: A little wear to the boards, age tanning to paper.