London: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd., 1909. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #32648
Complete in two volumes. lviii, 479pp; xvi, -1020pp. Blue half calf over marbled boards, spines with red morocco labels lettered in gold, raised bands, and elaborately decorated in gold, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt. The gorgeous bindings are signed by Zaehnsdorf on the verso of the front free endpapers and were made for Charles Scribner's Sons. With b&w photographs, drawings, and foldout letters facsimiles. Number in red pencil on the flyleaves, a few light scuffs to leather on the front panel of volume 1 and along the edges of both volumes. Text blocks are very clean. A near fine set. ; Octavo.