(PARIS). ~ Paris et ses environs, promenades pittoresques. Paris: [Jules Didot for] Louis Janet, [c. 1827].
12mo (125 × 80 mm), pp. iv, 212 plus engraved title and 10 plates, all hand coloured. Occasional light spotting to text. Contemporary red morocco, gilt à la romantique with slipcase. Upper hinge weak, very slightly loose, but secure. Inscription dated 1855. A lovely copy.
First edition of this very pretty and rare almanac-style guide to the principle walks and attractions in the Paris region, with plates including the Champs Elysées, the Chateaux de Vincennes and Malmaion and Rousseau’s garden at Ermenonville. Outside continental Europe, Worldcat lists only the Princeton, UCLA and Canadian Centre for Architecture (Montreal) copies.