Paris: Michel Levy, 1883. hardcover. Volume 5. 761 pages, tall thick 8vo, 3/4 blue morocco, marbled boards, t.e.g. Paris: Michel Levy, 1883. Very good (+). very good(+).
With a 3 page autographed letter written by the author tipped in on inside front cover. 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.