Text volumes have some foxing, old library marks, in modern bindings with untrimmed pages; atlas has shelfworn covers, light foxing and rippling to text pages and very light marginal toning to plates. 1st Edition. Text volumes bound in modern brown leatherette over boards with gilt spine titles, original wrappers bound in. Atlas bound in contemporary quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt spine decorations. 8vo text volumes 23.4×13.5 cm, oblong 4to atlas 22×27 cm. French text. Scarce in the first edition with the atlas of plates. A treatise on the history and art of ceramics and pottery. Heavy set, weight: 5.4 lb. will require extra shipping. Bechet Jeune and Mathias. Paris. 1844. xxvii, 592; 706, 2 errata; 80, LX plates pp. 60 engraved plates.