Paris: Michel Levy, 1875. hardcover. 7 volumes. Tall thick 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g. (a few hinges have been reinforced, bookplates on marbled endpapers). Paris: Michel Levy, 1875-1883. Very good. very good.
Each volume has a 1, 2, or 5 page autographed letter written by the author tipped in + a small 5 page letter in an separate envelope. Prince Philippe d'Orleans, Count of Paris (Louis Philippe Albert) 1838-1894, was the grandson of Louis Phillippe I, King of the French, the last French ruler. A historian, journalist and democrat, he volunteered to serve as a Union Army officer in the American Civil War. His history of that war is considered a standard reference work.