Paris: Damascène Morgand & Charles Fatout Libraires 55, Passage des Panoramas, 1880.
First edition. Frontispiece, 22 plates with lettered tissue-guards and numerous illustrations. (ii), 144 pp. 4to. Half red morocco and marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers. Some rubbing, front hinge starting, some finger soiling to the text and plates, plate XXII lacking the tissue guard Vicaire V, 529. Item #322253
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