First printing of the first edition, 1974. Printed and bound in England. Attractive turquoise fabric binding, with crisp gilt-stamped lettering to the spine. Unbumped spine head and tail, with sharp corners. 10 x 7.5 inches. Text block firmly bound in. 207 numbered pages. Heavy coated stock. With 4 color plates, 12 drawings and 2 maps. Tiny speckling to the top edge, not into the pages themselves. Else an exceptionally clean copy, and quite tight. Either unread or very gently read. Attractive full-pictorial DJ, slightly age-yellowed, price-clipped. Minor rubbing to the DJ. A Near Fine copy in a Very Good Plus DJ.