Boston: Haskell Publishing Company, 1885. Wraps. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Very Good. Item #005431
(ca.1885) A Very Good or better copy. Folio, 14 pp. of text, with 18 photogravure plates, with caption light paper guard. Bound inblack cloth, with the original brick-colored wrappers bound in. Original wrappers have the title, decorative borders (with cherubs) in black. Cover title. Small chip in the wrapper, at the fore edge. Very Good. ***First page starts off with the guard of the first plate, "Circassian at the Fountain", by Jean Leon Gerome. Other artists are: Bouguereau; Jehan Georges Vibert; Meissonier; Alphonse de Neuville; Ferdinand Heilbuch; Charles Delort; Jules Worm; Gustave Jacquet; Louis Leloir; Edouard de Beaumont; Eugene Isabey; Eddourd Detaille; Madeleine Lemaire; L. Eugene Lambert; Julien Le Blant; ***.