Content: llustrations: 29 vignettes in the text, and 12 plates, all with plate proofs in two states; appended, 12 proofs before letters, with remarques, 10 bearing the observations of R. Collin. In all, 135 illustrations.
Binding, by Mercier, 1910, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with a frame composed of fillets of different colored leather surrounded by a deep lace work border and enclosing a center panel filled with a mosaic inlay, the interspaces tooled and inlaid with flowers and foliage of different colors. Doublé with light brown morocco within a border of small tools. Center panel within a fillet of the Greek key pattern enclosed in a scroll work border inlaid in dark red morocco, with small ornaments and fleurs-de-lys inlaid at the corners. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors. With gnt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark brown grosgram silk. Original covers bound in. In blue morocco box lined with old rose plush.
no. 21 of fifty copies on Japan paper.
Extent: 6 p.l., viii, 190 p., 1 l., 12 pl. 94 extra pl. 4̕.