London, Paris, New York, Melbourne: Cassell and Company, Limited, nd. Quarto (31 x 23.5cm), xlvii, 152pp., 250 plates, alledges gilt; three quarter red leather over red pebbled boards, gilt lettering to top board and spine, five raised bands separated by gilt decorated panels, marbled endpapers with leather strip at the gutter, tissue guard at frontispiece.
Joints rubbed at head and foot, front joint just starting at foot, boards a little soiled, endpapers are rubbed, tissue guard at frontis has small tear at centre, mostly clean through out with just the occasional soil and fox mark. Item #1061
A collection aimed at demonstrating the variety and power of Doré's genius. There is no publihsing date but most likely late nineteenth century.
This is a heavy item and may attract extra postage.