London: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. First. hardcover. 22 magnificent color plates and 16 in black & white. With an extra Specimen Plate # 32 from the Prospectus. 164 pages, elephant folio, 3/4 rust cloth, marbled boards, d.w. (slightly chipped), board slipcase. London & New York: Collins & Van Nostrand, 1953. First Edition. Very Good (+). near fine / very good(+).
The color & collotype plates are printed by Van Leer of Amsterdam (Printers of Thornton's Temple of Flora) The text is printed by The Chiswick Press, London. Previous owner's bookplate.