First Edition. 4to. pp. xii, 236. 40 plates plates in photogravure. Bound in cream cloth decorated in an elaborate art nouveau style in brown and red on upper cover and on the spine. Title and author stamped in gilt on spine. Lower cover has a small decoration in the centre with the A&C Black monogram printed in brown. Apart from some bumping to the extremities, the cover is in very good condition. This copy has its (rare) dust jacket in very good condition despite minor chipping to the extremities. The decoration on the dust jacket repeats the pattern from the cover but in green and brown. The contents are in excellent condition with only very minor foxing. A very nice copy especially with the scarce dust jacket.