St Aidan's College prize binding: full tan calf with gilt decorations to all three faces, "Merenti" in gilt on the upper panel and gilt lettering on a red spine label. Marbled endpapers with St Aidan's College label on the front paste-down. All edges gilt. Owner stamp on the flyleaf. There is a crack before the frontispiece but the binding remains tight.
The frontispiece tissue guard is in place but torn. One of the full-page engravings is detached but present. xliv + 388 pp of b/w illustrated text plus inserted frontispiece and 2 other plates - all unmarked and undiscoloured. A very good and finely bound copy.
- Binding Condition: Very Good
- Overall Condition: Very Good
- Size: 185 x 130