Details: 412 p. 25 cm. Six colour and hundreds of b&w illustrations. Brown pictorial hardcover. Tissue guard over frontispiece is present but detached and creased. A little light thumbing. One colour illustration is detached. Pencil inscription on a front endpaper. Stories about Boer raids, a Crimean hero and his V.C., a cunning monkey, a dog's thoughts, etc. Articles about England's national buildings, flower legends, and so on. Also puzzles and poetry.