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Fantastic Costumes of Trades & Professions. [First facsim. edition].

ARMESSIN, Nicolas DE L'. & VALCK,

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London, The Holland Press, 1969. Folio. Original limp wrappers. Cover title and two large coloured illustrations on both sides. Introduction in english, french, german and spanish on 1 page (verso blank), list of plates in french and engliish on 2pp. 36 monochrome facsim. plates (versos blank) after the original engravings captioned in french., featuring fantastic french costumes of trade and professions. Album of 17th-century engravings in facsimilé, representing the prime achievements of Gerard Valck, a prolitic dutch engraver, and Nicolas de l'Armessin, a Frenchman who was one of a family of of industrious engravers. Images representing trades and professions as Firework-maker, Coffee-seller, BNelt-maker, Tinker, Confectioner, Perfumer, Shoemaker, Looking-glass and Spectacle seller, Feather-seller, Tailor, Upholsterer, etc. in fantastic cosumes. Good copy. (some minimal wear to spine ends, rodent marking to tail margins of front cover and french title, lower left corner of lower outer cover a bit cracked, contents fine and clean0. Bookseller Inventory # 52372

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