Huge and comprehensive work (weighing nearly 7 kilos) The first editions, issued only to subscribers. Planned for 9 volumes, these were the only volumes published prior to the war. All plates (including colour frontispiece to volume 2) and maps, including fold out, present and correct. Large and Heavy volumes (7 kilos). Extra postage will be required for orders outside UK – please enquire in advance Red cloth slightly unevenly marked, but a VG set with no inscriptions. Not ex-library and rarely found in this condition as a privately owned set.