Dies ist nicht eine zweisprachige Ausgabe. Text in Deutsch, nicht in Englisch. Erste Ausgabe. 4to. This is not a bilingual edition. Text in German only, not in English. First edition. Printed and presumed bound in Germany. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Medium blue buckram binding, and with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the front board and to the spine. Some faint spotting to the boards, minor. Overall a very clean binding. Generally unbumped spine head and tail, and with fairly sharp corners. Textblock firmly bound in. With 232 numbered pages interspersed with numerous B&W figures and tables, and followed by 69 B&W plates and a pull-out plan. A number of the plates are on heavy-weight glossy stock. Exceptionally clean internally. A Very Good Plus copy.