The Book Of Historical Costumes, Drawn From The Best Specimens And The Most Authentic Documents of Each Period. Hippolyte Pauquet, Polidor.

The Book Of Historical Costumes, Drawn From The Best Specimens And The Most Authentic Documents of Each Period

London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, ca 1860. First edition. leather_bound. 8 pages in text. 30.5 x 23.5. Ninety-six hand-colored lithographs printed recto only after the Pauquet Brothers -- starting with the year 403 [Saint Clotilda, Wife of Clovis I) through 1864 [Paris Fashions, The Empire]. Plates are exquisitely clean, housed in a modern, elegant binding -- raised bands, spine panels richly gilt in fleur-de-lis motifs, cover border in blind with gilt motifs at the four corners. COLAS 691. Modern crushed ruby morocco. Aeg. Fine. Item #19905

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