Paris: Librairie Classique de L. Hachette, 1831-1867. First Edition. Seventeen volumes; octavo (21cm.); uniformly bound in contemporary dark blue morocco-backed marbled boards, gilt-lettered spines in five compartments. Some general shelf wear to extremities, textblocks show foxing and uneven toning, else a Very Good set. Titles and imprints vary as issued, the opening volume titled "Introduction a l'Histoire Universelle" and bound with Vol. I of "Histoire de France."