Paris: Plon, 1965. First Edition. Text in French. All volumes about Fine in Very Good to Fine transparent dust jackets. Volume II has a slightly cocked spine, else volume is Fine in a Fine jacket. Jackets of Volumes I and III have splitting and a few closed tears at the joints and flap folds. An attractive set, profusely illustrated, with Volume I detailing from first man to the Byzantine, Volume II from the Italian wars to 1848, and Volume III from the second empire to the atomic age.