London. John Murray. 1903. First Edition. Hugely illustrated throughout with portrait engravings and a profusion of extra illustrations. 4 Volumes (2 volumes bound in 4). 8vo. (5.5" x 8.5"). Spectacularly bound by Broca in full gilt ruled royal blue polished calf. Gilt ruled spine compartments with elaborate gilt tooled motifs. Gilt tooled raised bands. Morocco labels. Intricate gilt tooled inner dentelles. Marbled edges and endsheets. a.e.g.
A most unique extra-illustrated set.
Hinges lightly rubbed. One ore two scuffs to covers. A Fine elegant set.Featured Sets.