LOT 916

[Prisons] Histoire des bagnes depuis leur création jusqu'a nos jours

Par Pierre Zaccone. Illustrée de plus de 150 gravures. Paris, Gennequin Fils, n.d. (ca. 1875), 2 vols. in one binding, (2),560; (2),464 p., with many wood-engraved illustrations, original gilt and blind-stamped cloth, 4to.

Top side hinge reinforced on inside, title page of first volume foxed. Possibly an index is missing, other copies we found had highly varying imprints and collations. With: Les lettres de cachet à Paris. Étude suivi d'une liste des prisonniers de la Bastille (1659-1789) par M. Frantz Funck-Brentano. Paris, Imprimerie Nationale, 1903, LIII,(1),482 p., with plates, original paperboard, folio. Binding discoloured and paper split across top hinge; contents mostly uncut.

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