Dessins par Benett. Paris: J. Hetzel et Cie., n.d. . 8 pp ads dated 1879-1880. Original red cloth decorated in black and gilt, all edges gilt.
First Illustrated Edition, first issue (in the "initiales JV et JH" binding and with 1879-1880 ads at the rear) -- in the original French. At the end of 1879 this tale was issued both by itself (as here), and combined with LES CINQ CENTS MILLIONS DE LA BEGUM in a "double volume" with a different binding style. Condition is very good to near-fine (minor wear at the extremities and lower front joint, very light cover soil). Bottin p. 480. Item #9189