London. 1855. folio. 40.5cm, 776p., numerous plates and illustrations from engravings, large folding frontis plate with a map of Paris on the verso, (tears, torn at the fold over over creased at the folds), bound in half contemporary sheep and marbled boards, gilt spine titles, worn at the edges (some leather peeling), but a very good sound copy, internally clean and fine (cds). Item #38960
~ Extensively illustrated from wood engravings.