Published by King Penguin in London 1950
First Edition. 12mo. (approx. 18.5 x 12.5cm) bound in blue marble-patterned paper-covered boards, with the matching (unclipped) dust jacket; 36pp text with b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates (water-colours, drawings and words by John Piper). Number 55 in The King Penguin series. Ink owner name and date to front pastedown, foxing to edges and endpapers plus lightly throughout, small handling mark to one plate, light foxing to label of boards, dust jacket also a little foxed and edgeworn, with small corner chips and slight loss to ends and sides of spine. Overall Good/Good.