London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co, 1884. First Edition. Hardcover. Folio - over 12 - 15" tall. Near fine condition. Item #006086
[xii], 129 pages of text, followed by [i] printer's emblem. Bound in multi-color leather in autumnal colors, with dark green suede-covered boards. Spine with elaborate gilt decorations and attractive green leather spine label. Front cover decorated with an onlaid and gilt device with central initials JHM. One of 150 copies signed by the printer R.& R. Clark. Illustrated with 15 full-page plates after Raphael, 12 engravings by Tiburce de Mare, and 2 reproductions of drawings in red crayon. A detailed List of Plates follows the Contents leaf. Translated from the French by Mary Healy (Madame Charles Bigot). Fine Binding. First edition.