The XVIIIth Century Its Institutions, Customs, and Costumes. France, 1700-1789. Paul Lacroix.

The XVIIIth Century Its Institutions, Customs, and Costumes. France, 1700-1789

Firmin-Didot: Chapman and Hall, 1876. First edition. leather_bound. 488 pages. 26 x 18.5 cm. Twenty-one chromolithographs (with tissue guards) after Watteau, Vanloo, Rigaud, Boucher, Lancret, J. Vernet, Chardin, Jeaurat Bouchardon, Saint-Aubin, Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, Cochin, Wille, Debucourt, et al., 351 wood engravings. Interior contents, plates and text clean, two library stamps on free endpapers, no other ex-library marking. Raised bands, spine panels richly gilt, intricate and elaborate front and back cover designs -- gilt arabesques, green leather panels decorated in gilt, green silk moire endpapers, inner dentelles, minor surface rubbing. Full maroon morocco. Aeg. Near fine. Item #19923

Price: $295.00

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