Contemporary full leather, rebacked, raised spine with gilt-lettered title morocco. Engraved portrait frontispiece, engravings throughout including full pages and within the text. 295 pages (with 15 pages prelim.), complete. Ex libris Burton S. Sperber (seal inside rear board). General heavy wear to boards and leather, corners rounded. Notations in pen inside front board and on front fly leaf. Preliminary pages lightly chipped at edges, fragile. Light foxing, a few preliminary leaves toned, else pages generally clean. In good condition overall.