The Observer, London, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Poor. 1st Edition. "A Facsimile Of The 1851 Edition Dedicated To His Royal Highness Prince Albert". Believed to be first edition from The Observer.
In red cloth boards, very good, clean, tight covers, but slight edge-wear, corners slightly bumped and frayed. Previous owners name plate insider front cover. Spine tight, black back strip, gilt titles, ends slightly frayed. Endpapers and cut edges only lightly tanned. Text block clean. With copious intricate illustrations. Dust jacket clipped, black, with black and white illustrations and red and yellow titles, both top and bottom edges very chipped and torn. NOTE THE ILLUSTRATION DOES NOT SHOW THIS COPY AND THE CONDITION OF THE DUST COVER Heavy.