Place Published: Paris
Date Published: 1814
Description: 5 (of 8) Volumes. Illustrated with 291 exquisite color plates from drawings by P.J.F Turpin, interleaved with tissue guards. xvi, 209; iv, 236; 265; 266; & 280pp. Water stain effects lower right corner on the set. The tissue guards have protected most of the plates from the water stain and foxing. 8vo, red leather-backed marbled boards with ornate gilt-stamped spines (boards are well-worn at edges). Paris: C.L.F. Panckoucke, 1814-1818. First edition. Text in French.
Comments: A very scarce set. Unfortunately lacking volumes 6, 7a, 7b.Binding: hardcover
Book ID: 230433