1802. 211 pages. This is an ex-Library book. Half bound brown leather with gilt lettering and marbled paper covering. Ex-library copy with expected inserts, stamps, embossing and pen inscriptions. Contains illustrated plates (B. & W.). Pages have handling-marks overall, with moderate tanning throughout, and foxing to endpapers and page edges. Cracked hinge and guttering to front with binding remaining firm. Some minor dog-eared corners. Grey rubbing, faint water drops and a few small nicks to text block edges. Pencil marginalia on rear paste-down. Shadowing to front endpaper from inserts. Plates are fairly clear, although lightly tanned and foxed at edges; occasional finger marking. Heavy tanning along spine and board edges. Noticeable rub wear across all surfaces, with bumping to scuffed corners. Crushing and splitting to spine ends. Forward leaning and bowed. Scuffed joints, with creasing to spine. Visible grey handling marks. Library stickers and tape across spine.