Paris: Maison Quantin, 1890. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine. Item #21543 .
Small folio. 245, (3)pp with nearly every page illustrated with full color aquarelles from the author's jewel-link watercolors. 150 illustrations. Custom binding in full dark blue morocco, gilt titles, the upper board with a recess contains leather onlays depicting a domed building against the seashore. Blue end white marbled endpapers in Cockerell style. Top edge blue.
Erasure in the upper margin of page one, not affecting text (ownership name?), a couple of pages with repairs to closed marginal tears, none affecting text or illustrations, else a near fine copy with the original wrappers bound in at the rear.