Primary text in English and secondary text in Farsi. Printed and bound in Germany. Semi-glossy paper-covered hardboards, with crisp white-stamped lettering. 11.75 x 8.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. VIII and 728 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock with numerous illustrations, figures and maps, many in color. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. An immensely clean copy, and quite tight. Almost certaianly unread. No DJ, presumably as issued.. A Near Fine copy.