Appears unread, unremaindered and unclipped. Crisp, clean interior. Bright gilt titles & illustration to front purple board & spine. Lightly sunned at extremities, previous owners stamp to front and rear pastedowns. Dustjacket is foxed at extremities, three tiny tears to the top edge & a 1/2" tear to the tail of the spine. Lavishly illustrated depicting some of the most bizarre contraptions ever concocted.