Title: Selections Of The Ancient Costume Of Great ...
Publisher: William Bulmer and Co (Shakespeare Press), London
Publication Date: 1814
Edition: First edition.
Folio, 36 x 26 cm. Extra hand-colored pictorial title, engraved dedication and sixty full-page hand-colored aquatint plates; John Augustus Atkinson, etcher. List of Subscribers. Errata sheet., and Directions to Binder. "Plates 6,30,34,49 are in second, best state." [See: ABBEY LIFE 431]. COLAS 2755. LIPPERHEIDE 988. TOOLEY 455. Contents bright and fresh: plates (particularly so) and text, no offsetting to latter, armorial bookplate, scattered foxing to preliminary and final blank leaves, raised bands, spine panels carry intricate gilt designs, gilt cover border panels frame elaborate gilt motifs, moderate extremity rubbing. Contemporary straight-grained burgundy morocco. Aeg. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # 18527
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