Les Mystères de Paris.
Paris: Libraire de Charles Gosselin, 1843-44. 4 volume set, 10 1/4 inches tall. A fine and very bright half morocco with gilt raised bands, floral gilt tooling to the panels and yellow edges. With the binder's ticket of Albert Günther of Vienna, and from the Library of the Auersperg Palais, though the bookplates have been neatly removed. With 47 splendid wood-engraved plates and 34 steel-engraved plates and very numerous vignettes by Daumier, Staal, Daubigny, Célestin Nanteuil and others.. An exceptionally clean and fine set of the first illustrated edition of this fascinating work.