Near fine, very light foxing to a few pages. Contemporary red calf over marbled boards, black and gilt spine decorations. 12mo. French text. Scarce treatise on public education covering curriculum and facilities, in handsome bindings. weight: 2.0 lb. Victor Masson. Paris. 1855. xxxiv, 418, 408 pp. 2 large folding plates with plans for public school buildings.