Very Good. Item #8628
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1940. First Edition. Quarto. 158 pages. Color illustrations throughout, some mounted. Lacking plates at pages 25, 93, 137, and 148. Contemporary blue library binding with gilt lettering and call number to spine and decoration to front.
Boards worn at extremities with some fraying. Binding is sound. Ghost of plate to front pastedown. Institutional blind-stamp to title page. Creasing and one short closed tear to bottom of final 12 pages.