Special numbered edition of which this is copy no. 17 of 500. SIGNED by editor J. Jardine Dobie to the preface page. Like new, appears unread, unclipped and not remaindered. Interior is clean and unmarked. Bright gilt titles to the front board and spine. One small circular scuff to the front and one longer, thinner scuff to the rear forest green boards. Bright yellow dustjacket is lightly bumped to extremities with two short tears. Small 3cm x 1cm stain to the top right corner of the front wrap. Now protected in archival brodart jacket. Dobie's grandmother inherited this remarkable collection of water colours featuring the plants found on the island.