19 mounted col plates, 9 mounted photogaphic plates, 53 text figs, 35 text maps + 1 folding col map. De Luxe Edition (first edition published in 1954 by Oliver and Boyd) limited to 295 numbered copies. Colour illustrations by George Lodge, D.M. Reid-Henry, and Miss Talbot Kelly.
Large 4to (346x245mm), orig. half morocco by Morrell, raised bands to spine, gilt title and decoration to compartments, teg, marbled endpapers. Spine and top edge of front board slightly faded. Limited light stain to fore-edge of boards. A very good copy in a fine binding. This is no. 168 of 295 numbered copies. 
Author Meinertzhagen, Col. R.
Publisher Henry Sotheran
Illustrator George Lodge, D.M. Reid-Henry, and Miss Talbot Kelly
Condition Very good
Pages xiii, 624