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Costumes Historiques des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe et XVe Siecles Tires des Monuments les Plus Authentiques de Peinture et de Sculpture Dessines et Graves par Paul Mercuri (3 Volumes)

Bonnard, Camille. Illustrations by Paul Mercuri. Introduction, and possibly revisions by, Charles Blanc

Published by A. Levy Fils 1860-1, 1860
Used Condition: Very Good Minus Hardcover
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4to. 32 by 27 cm. 200 hand-colored engraved costume plates. Plates depict both famous personages such as Petrarch and types of characters and professions of the period. Also, as typical of the ambitious color plate costume books of the era, a number of plates are not of fashion but rather, historic scenes, rituals, and other aspects of Medieval culture. Colas 377. One quarter contemporary red morocco. Marbled boards. Bindings repaired, including a repair of one joint, and of the hinges generally. Rubbing and wear to binding. Scattered foxing, affecting some plates, ranging from trivial and light to occasionally a moderate level. Most plates read clean, however. Quarter Morocco, Marbled Boards. Bookseller Inventory # 003449

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Title: Costumes Historiques des XIIe, XIIIe, XIVe ...

Publisher: A. Levy Fils 1860-1

Publication Date: 1860

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good Minus

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