SUSSEX - BALL, Wilfrid (illustrator). Sussex. London; Adam & Charles Black. 1906.
Large 8vo. Original mid-blue cloth pictorially blocked in olive green, cream, and gilt to an Art Nouveau design on spine and upper cover, top edges gilt; pp. [vi], vii-xi +197 + 4, publisher's list; with frontispiece and 74 further fine coloured plates after watercolours by Ball, with captioned tissue-guards and a long folding map at the rear; a fine and beautiful copy, both externally and internally, with only the unavoidable offset strip of tanning to free endpapers; elusive in this condition.
First edition, with gilded top edge, as required. One of only 2,000 copies in Black's 20 shilling series. An exploration of the county of Sussex in words and pictures.