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1026pp. 513 line drawings. Text in French and Italian. Plates on versos, with accompanying text on rectos. Cover rubbed with upper boards weak at hinge. Spine worn. Contents firm and bright. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : Costumes Anciens et Modernes. Habiti Antichi...
Éditeur : Firmin Didot Frères Fils & Cie
Date d'édition : 1860
Reliure : Leather cover
Edition : [Fourth Edition].
Description du livre Firmin Dido Freres Fils & Cie, Paris, France, 1859. Hardcover. État : Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Unpaginated, each volume approx. 500+ pages; text in both French and Italian; uniformly bound in green cloth covered boards with gilt spine and front titles, and black decorative borders; brown endpapers; black & white illustrations and decorative page borders; some rubbing to extremities of boards, corners bumped, small blemishes; much foxing to interiors; binding sound and textblock solid; very good plus copies; remarkable condition for the age of these examples, foxing does not diminish ability to appreciate the illustrations; due to weight of volumes, additional shipping may apply. N° de réf. du libraire X00723
Description du livre Typographie de Firmin Didot Freres Files & Cie, Paris, 1859. Full Leather. État : Very Good. First Edition. First Typographie de Firmin Didot Freres Files & Cie Edition. Red leather covered boards with extensive gold tooling to cover boards, spine with five raised bands and black leather patch titles. Light scuffing and wear to boards, bumping to corners, losses to lower right corner of front and rear covers of each volume. Title patch of Volume I has a small loss at upper left corner, highly expected given the age of the volumes. Text block has gilded edges, endpapers marbled, light foxing to prelims and the occasional spot within. Lavishly illustrated with woodblock prints by Vecellio documenting clothing of the Sixteenth Century, primarlily of the upper clases. Originally published in Venice in 1590 as "De gli Habiti Antichi e ModÈrni di Diversi Parti di Mondo". Text is in both Italian and French. Photographs gladly provided. N° de réf. du libraire 23077