FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. xxvi, 766, [2, errata] + folding engraved map frontispiece, one other folding engraved map, and one folding table. Later half calf, marbled boards, spine lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Engravings offset onto facing pages, some toning and spotting. Spine and edges rubbed, a small patch of damage to lower board. Bookplate of Edmund H.. Bryans to front pastedown, with his name struck through and that of F.P. Ellingham (1953) added in blue ink, two further ownership inscriptions (one of Bryans, the other A.M. Carew Hunt)) on second flyleaf also crossed through.