Tours: Alfred Mame et Fils, Éditeurs, 1896. Hardcover. 237p., frontis, avant-propos, illustrated throughout with reproductions and engravings, text in French, foxing throughout, very good first edition in publisher's original gilt-decorated red cloth (red faded on spine) all edges gilt. 2e Série Grand In - 8 degree.
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