Title LA STATUE DE MILO: VENUS VICTRIX; Conference tenue a l''Academie Royale des Beaux Arts a Stockholm (Complete in Two Volumes)
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Edition First Edition
Publisher Stockholm 1878, 1880
Seller ID 1518
First editions, published separately, both volumes with full page plates at rear. Volume I: Stockholm: Aftonbladets, 1878. Original bright blue cloth, embossed borders, gilt lettering, all edges gilt, 7 plates numbered II thru VIII (thus possibly lacking plate I?), 38 pages (not properly paginated at rear); Volume II: Stockholm: Central-Tryckeriet, 1880. Red cloth spine over stiff boards, 103 pp., plates IX - XXIV. ; 11 x 13"; Scarce, OCLC located but 6 copies.; Vol. I is somewhat worn at the extremities and lacks a few tiny chips of cloth at the spine. Vol. II with bumped corners, some soiling, pp. 55-56 torn at lower right corner, ownership inscription in period hand.