Paris: Aug. Boyer et Cie. 1875. First edition. Leather over marbled boards. Octavo, pp. 1423, plus supplement of 154 pp, text in French; in three parts: 1. authors arranged alphabetically. 2. titles arranged by subject matter. 3. Time table of the most important dates in history, from 5000 BC to 1874 AD. Very Good, mild ex-library, front cover expertly repaired. Item #3939
A most ambitious French reference work, with an important provenance: donated to the research library from the books of noted photographer Roman Vishniac!