Leipzig: T. G. Weigel, 1878-1884.
First Edition. Hardcover. Small folio (approximately 13 inches tall). Red cloth hardcover ruled in blind on the covers. Gilt decorated borders with gilt stamped title on the front cover and gilt lines on the spine. Unpaginated. Thick glossy linen end papers. Contents of the first section include "table des matieres"; "table des planches"; errata. Illustrated with 24 color lithographs in the first section. Following the first 24 plates is a separate title page dated 1884. The second section "Souvenir de pompéi. Choix des plus belles at intèressantes peinteres de pompei avec plan de la ville pour les amateurs des beaux arts.... par Èmile Persuhn." Following the title page are illustrations hand numbered in pencil in the upper right corner (numbers 25-59). Illustrations are color lithographs except for number 59, which is a plan in black and white. All illustrations are protected by tissue. Hardcover in very good condition with very light wear to the cloth extremities. Text in French. Very Good. Item #20890