Numerous b&w illustrations from portraits, drawings, sketches and engravings, maps in text, footnotes throughout, bibliography, index, xii & 622 pp, black boards in d/w, edge of spine of d/w sunned, top and bottom edges of d/w a little creased and rubbed (with small tear to bottom edge neatly repaired), edges of glazed paper used to reproduce the illustrations just starting to yellow, otherwise in very good condition, HarperCollins 1998
23.3 x 15 cm, 1020g, ISBN 0 0025 577 8
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