Paris: A La Librairie Académique Didier et Ce, Libraires - Éditeurs 35, Quai des Augustins, 1862. 1st French translation (Goldie 7iii). lxxx, 301, [1 (blank)] pp. Publisher ornament to t.p. 12mo. 7-1/4" x 4-1/2". Period [publisher's?] black half leather binding with black pebbled cloth boards, gilt spine lettering. Red edgestain. General wear, with stress lines showing at top portion of front joint. Modern bookplate of one Damian Conals (?). Light age-toning to paper. A VG copy. Item #51111
Scarce 1st French edition of Nightingale's classic work, the first time we've been able to offer it.