Hardcover, xxxii, 686 pages, illustrated. Plates accompanied by guard-leaf of descriptive letterpress, includes bibliographical references. Richly decorated, gilt edged pages. In need of archival housing.
Ravelet,Armand [circa 1835-1875], first major historian of the Institute.
Illustrated cover: image of De La Salle with two young male students. The frontispiece is a reproduction of the statuary grouping at Rouen by Falguiere which is copied on the front cover.