SIGNED by J. Jardine Dobie to the preface page. Dobie's grandmother inherited the collection of water colours found in the book. 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, perhaps varnish? Special numbered edition of which this is copy no. 17. Now protected in brodart jacket.