Leipzig, Bernhard Tauchnitz, 1877 (first thus).
Octavo, 288 pages plus 9 original albumen paper photographs on card mounts.
Early white calf stamped in gilt and ruled in red; gilt-decorated endpapers; covers slightly worn and stained; edges and endpapers a little marked; mounts slightly cockled; a very good copy.
Bound by Alfonso Dori, Florence, and extra-illustrated with nine original albumen paper photographs of religious paintings in Florentine collections. Dori specialised in fine bindings for the English tourist trade. Translated from the Latin by W. Benham, Vicar of Margate.