Title: Les merveilles de la nature et de l'industrie humaine; ou, Les chefs-d'oeuvre de Dieu et de l'homme, 1855. 1st Edition
Author: Charles Delattre
Publisher: Limoges, Chez Martial Ardant Freres
The first and only edition of Delattre’s Wonders of Nature and Human Industry, otherwise known as The Masterpieces of God and of Man.
There is a large gilt central panel of a valley with a horse drawn carriage.
There are several full-page plates throughout.
One finely decorated polychrome cartonnage volume in quarto, 264 pages
On note of condition, this volume is in good shape, with minor wear and rubbing at the boards. The gilt has partially faded in several spots. There is foxing and staining throughout. The tissue guard at the front has broken.