Milano: Presso l'editore Andrea Ubicini, 1840-41. First Edition. Hardcover. Item #29084
In two volumes. viii, , 583pp; 650, pp. Contemporary green quarter calf over marbled boards, spines lettered in gold, decorated in gold and blind. Frontispieces, lithographed titles, and hundreds of in-text woodcuts by Lacoste jeune, Verdeil, Andrew, Best, & Leloir, Porret, and many others. Corner tips bruised, tears to the margins of five leaves (not affecting text), pencil scribbles on two of the leaves, sporadic foxing. A very good copy. Rius I.793. ; Large Octavo.