The World’s Famous Prisons. Modern French Prisons. Bicêtre, St. Pélagie, St. Lazare, La Force, The Conciergerie, La Grande and La Petite Roquettes Mazas, La Santé.
London: The Grolier Society, 1905. Half morocco, 9 inches tall. A superb and scarce title in half crushed morocco with gilt raised bands, titles and top edges. There are excellent centre tools representing the sword and scales of justice on red calf onlays in the panels. Slight fading to the spine but still very bright. Published by the Grolier Society, the Connoisseur Edition is limited to 150 copies, of which this is number 122. This Modern French volume is complete in itself though published as part of a 12 volume set. There are no overall volume numbers on the spines or within the text. The plates are in 2 states.