The Mirror of the Graces or the English lady's Costume : Combining and Harmonizing Taste and Judgment Elegance and Grace Modesty Simplicity and Economy with Fashion in Dress and Adapting the Various Articles of Female Embellishments to Different Ages Form

Publisher : Printed for B. Crosby and Co. / By a Lady of Distinction, Who has witnessed and attentively studied what is esteemed truly graceful and elegant amongst the most refined Nations in Europe

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Full title page reads: The Mirror of the Graces or the English lady's Costume : Combining and Harmonizing Taste and Judgment Elegance and Grace Modesty Simplicity and Economy with Fashion in Dress and Adapting the Various Articles of Female Embellishments to Different Ages Forms and Complexions to the Seasons of the Year Rank and Situation in Life : with Useful Advice on Female Accomplishments Politeness and Manners the Cultivation of the Mind and the Disposition and Carriage of the Body : Offering also the Most Efficacious Means of Preserving Beauty Health and Loveliness : The Whole According with the General Principles of Nature and Rules of Propriety : By a Lady of Distinction : The Second Edition. 260 pages. Softcover reprinted edition in very good condition, this book has card covers with cloth spine. Very slight wear to edges. Modern facsimile replica of the original text / work / manuscript / book. Privately published. Archival reprint. This book is not old, however, there is no other publication date other than of the original text. Most likely produced for research purposes since the original text is fragile or very rare. Both book and text are clean and unmarked. Overall a very good copy of this scarce title. Excellent reading resource, research or study. A good book to enjoy and keep on hand. Or would make a great gift for the fan / reader in your life. This is NOT a mass market paperback, or mass produced book. Women's history. Regency era. Size: Social Issues / Sociology / Society Studies. Bookseller Inventory # 2400515

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Title: The Mirror of the Graces or the English ...
Publisher: Printed for B. Crosby and Co 1811 / Modern Reprinted Private Edition
Binding: ~ SCARCE EDITION ~
Illustrator: Some Color Illustrations
Edition: Clean and Unmarked Text.
Book Type: Women's Issues / History

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Book Description B. Crosby and Co, London, 1811. In 12°; pregevole piena pelle coeva con filetti e fregi, titolo su tassello al dorso, fregi a incorniciare i piatti (leggerissimo difetto alla cerniera ant.), tagli marmorizzati; la numerazione delle prime pagine è in numeri romani e arabi, ma con evidenti sovrapposizioni ed errori: pp. I-VII-(1)/11-17-(1)/XIX-XXIII-(1)/9-241-(1), seguono 6 pagine di pubblicità dell'editore. 4 tavole f.t. in doppio stato, ovvero ogni tavola è in bianco e nero e a colori, separate da veline, per un totale di 8 tavole. Il nome dell'autrice è suggerito solo dalla scheda della National Art Library (V&A Museum). Ottimo esemplare di uno dei primi testi illustrati a colori di moda femminile nel mondo anglosassone. Copia unica e prestigiosa, non riscontrata in alcuna biblioteca, della prima edizione. Bookseller Inventory # b759d568ecbec13cbe369867a779a922

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