Ex-library. In the series Pitman’s Common Commodities; undated. Grey-green cloth-covered boards, black titles to front board and spine, 142 pages (including index) followed by pages of publisher’s catalogue. With 24 illustrations from photographs, including a few photomicrographs. Barely octavo in size (approximately 7.4 inches high). Condition: Library label to front paste down, withdrawal stamp to front free end paper, which is creased and grubby, library’s stamp (Lowestoft Public Library) to title page and here and there throughout, spine strip wearing and fraying, boards worn and rubbed. Plates have library stamp to margins.