London, George Allen and Unwin, 1965 (fourteenth impression)/ July 1954; 1965 (eleventh impression)/ 1954; and 1963 (tenth impression)/ October 1955.
Octavo, three volumes, viii, 423,  (colophon); 352; and -416 pages plus a folding colour map in each volume.
Red cloth, top edges dyed red (as issued); foot of the spine and sides of the covers of the first two volumes a little waterstained (the first volume more so); top edges a little spotted, other edges slightly marked; flyleaves lightly offset; overall a very good set (internally excellent) with the price-clipped dustwrappers unevenly sunned, marked, and a little worn with minor loss, with some stains to the foot of the spine and rear panel of the first volume.
A late example of the preferred original presentation of the three-volume edition. [3 items].