Text: French. Translation: “The Light. Its Causes and its Effects. First Volume: Sources of the light.” Illustrated with 8 mostly handcoloured aquatints or lithographs and many illustrations in the text. Marbled end papers and all edges. Small area of insect damage to top RH corner of front free end page. Foxed with some scattered heavy foxing to a few pages. Gilt devices on boards with beautiful gilt decorated spine. Title in gilt on red panel on spine. 377 Pages. 1st Edition. Condition: Good+. Hardcover. Full leather boards. Edge-wear to extremities.
Publisher: Librairie de Firmin Didot Fréres, Fils Etc Cie
Date Published: 1867
Publication Place: Paris
First Edition: Yes
Binding: Hardcover. Full leather boards. Edge-wear to extremities.