London: W. Strange … E. Dipple, n.d. [ca. 1848].
First edition, bound from 44 penny parts. Engraving (“Fete at Choisy le Roi”) following title, 42 illustrations to text; x (Preface and Introduction bound out of order), 348 pp., text in double columns. 8vo. Contemporary half roan and marbled boards, worn, front joint cracked, title page soiled, small hole on pp. 33-4 costing a few words, pp. 155-8 sprung; good plus Summers, p. 434 (“Pseudo-historical romance”). Item #242109