A.S. Forrest. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #003780
London: Adam and Charles Black, 1905. First Edition. Octavo (9" x 6.5"); ix, 271p +4p catalog at back. 74 color plates including frontis, all present. Publisher's blue cloth-covered boards with gilt and dark green lettering and ornamentation. Boards dampstained and faded along bottom edge with some rippling to cloth, along with fading to front and back edges and heavy toning to spine. Endpapers lightly affected, with a some pages showing a few shallow stains or rippling along bottom margins, but not encroaching upon text or illustrations. Pages lightly to moderately foxed, with most plates clean. Many tissue guards still attached to plates along top edge. Binding is sound and pages unmarked.