London: Chapman and Hall, 186 Strand, 1845-6.
First Authorized English Translation. With numerous illustrations in the text. 3 vols. Lg 8vo. Fine First Authorized English Edition. Bound in three quarters crimson morocco and cloth sides, a.e.g., by Morrell. In slipcase. Item #310388
A wide-ranging, romantic adventure novel, in which the City of Paris itself becomes the major protagonist. Many editions of Sue's classic book have been printed in very small type--this, the first authorized English--is a welcome exception.
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