Cambridge: At the University Press 1878. First English Edition. xxiii, [1-blank], 466, , 24 pages. 2 leaves (pages 309-12) with shallow horizontal tears at the top margin not affecting text. Original publisher's brown cloth. Carefully erased ink signature from title page resulting in thinned paper. Acid ghosting from endpapers on title page and last page of publishers ads in rear. Minor wear at the corners, a few minor bubbles in the cloth, one small scrap to front cover, and fraying to the head/tail of the spine panel. Gilt lettering and Cambridge University device on spine still bright. Translated from the French by Alexander Freeman with notes. An above average copy of an important work. Very Good. Cloth.