Firmin Didot Freres, 1843, Hardcover (Quarter Leather), Book Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket Condition: No, First
LARENAUDIERE, PHILIPPE FRANCOIS de, and LACROIX, FREDERIC. Mexique, Guatemala et Perou, Vol. 4 of LUnivers Pittoresque, ou Histoire et Description de Tous les Peuples, Paris: Firmin Didot Freres, 1843. Octavo, first edition, pp. (4), 525, (2), 3 folding maps, 85 engraved plates, quarter-bound in morocco over marbled boards, neatly rehinged, gilt lettering on spine. Very good with chipping at head and tail of spine and in backstrip, little to no foxing throughout, light soiling at top edge, former owner inked name onto front pastedown. Also, somebody tipped in three little color plates, which I left, but they could be easily removed. Text is French. Larenaudiere wrote the Mexican section. This book was part of a set that ran over 20 volumes, using many authors, in an attempt to describe the entire world. Sabin 39030 Size: Octavo (standard book size). (4), 525, (2), . Text is in French. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Antiquarian & Rare; Mexico; 19th century; French Language; Travel & Places. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 50162.