Title: Le Tour du Monde, ou une Fleur de Chaque Pays. Souvenirs Historiques, Caracteres, Types Nationaux, Curiosites Naturelles, Peintures Locales, Notions Geographiques, 1848
Author: J.B.J. Champagnac
Publisher: Paris, chez P.-C. Lehuby
A mid 19th century edition of Champagnac’s Around the World, or a Flower From Every Country, Containing Historical Memories, Characters, and Types.
There 23 black and white illustrations throughout by Jules David, Bouchot, Markl, and Bayalos.
This edition is bound in the original publisher’s richly decorated cartonnage binding of the period, with polychrome designs to the covers and spine.
One finely decorated cartonnage volume in quarto, VII+391 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in fair shape, with rubbing and wear to the binding, with the front hinges cracked, and the front board starting from the bottom. There is some foxing throughout.