Full title (Vols. 1-3) is "France Illustrated, exhibiting its landscape scenery, antiquities, military and ecclesiastical architecture, etc."; drawings by Thomas Allom, Esq, descriptions by The Rev. G.N. Wright. Full title of supplemental volume (Vol. 4) is "France Illustrated, comprising a Summer and Winter in Paris"; drawings by M. Eugene Lami, descriptions by M. Jules Janin. A history of France up until the date of publication, lavishly illustrated with black and white drawings. Published by Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vols. 1-3) and Peter Jackson, Late Fisher, Son, and Co. (Vol. 4), 184-? (no date shown). Pagination: 80 pages (Vol. 1); 60 pages (Vol. 2); 62 pages (Vol. 3); 228 pages (Vol. 4).
Green boards with 3/4 leather binding with gilt lettering and decorative strips.
Some scuffing and wear to corners and along leather spine edges. The surface of the boards show light scuffing, and some light coloured marks in places but overall are in good condition for their age. The binding is tight and strong in all volumes, with no hinge deterioration. Internally, all pages intact with tissue guards in place over illustrations. Some variable foxing on pages bearing illustrations, but text remains clean and unblemished.