FIRST PARIS EDITION, 4 vols., 8vo, pp. [iv], viii, 452; [iv], 408; [iv], iii, [i], 370; [iv], viii, 378. Contemporary tree-marbled paper boards backed in leather, flat spines divided by gilt rules, red glazed labels, other compartments each with a different decorative gilt tooling, edges yellow. Poor-quality paper showing some foxing and spotting. Extremities just a little rubbed. Armorial bookplate to pastedown above contemporary inscription of Henry G. de Mestral (a gift from his wife and daughter) in each vol.