FOURNIER, Édouard. Chroniques et legendes des rues de Paris. Paris, Dentu, 1864.
8vo. Slightly later Bordeaux-red half-morocco, spine with raised bands, ornamented in gilt and with gilt-stamped tan lettering-piece, marbled boards, patterned endpapers, rounded corners, uncut; pp. [iv], 404; one repaired paperflaw to p. 241, occasional light spotting; provenance: mid-20th-century Lisbon bookdealer's label superimposed an earlier Lisbon label, armorial bookplate Goux-Stern with motto Ex ungue leonem.
First edition of this guide book to the streets of Paris, the origins of their names steeped in history and legend, major buildings and historical monuments.