Book measures 10 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches. Collation, xvi,272pp, 41 full page plates, including map and frontis, plus text illustrations. Bound in original publishers brown/rust coloured cloth, with gilt lettering. At some time the volume has been rebacked, retaining virtually all of the original spine, inner joints strengthened. Cloth lightly rubbed, some minor wear. Binding in good clean firm condition. Internally, pages clean throughout. A nice solid copy.