First Edition. Very Good / Very Good. Item #4233
London: Oxford University Press, 1976. Large Octavo. 537 pages. First Edition. Dust jacket is worn at edges and corners with a few small tears, and heavily creased at top and bottom of spine. Bottom front flap has been torn and removed, a triangular area about the surface area of a quarter, though does not affect the text on flap. Bound in brown textured boards with spine in gilt. Boards are slightly bowed, but binding is sturdy. Lightly faded at edges. Small stain to bottom of text block. Pages are otherwise clean and unmarked. Not an ex-library copy.