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Beautiful Women of Twelve Epochs

Leslie, Mrs. Frank. Illustrations by Lydia Francis Gwin (after Racinet)

Published by The Gast Art Press (The Gast Lith. and Eng. Co.), New York, 1890
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB (West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.)

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4to. 12 by 9 inches. Unpaginated. Each chromolithographic plate is accompanied by two pages of text describing the epoch and the woman representing it. The women include a druidess, a Roman maid, a Saxon, a Norman, a "White Rose of York", one from the early Tudor period and one from the Elizabethan Age, a Puritan maiden, ones from the reigns of King Charles II, Queen Anne and George II and finally, a woman from Regency England. Clean and tight within, with the original decorative endpapers. Light soiling and edgewear to the binding. Tissue guards intact. Bookseller Inventory # 002734

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Title: Beautiful Women of Twelve Epochs

Publisher: The Gast Art Press (The Gast Lith. and Eng. Co.), New York

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: Paper pastedown on boards

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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