WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, ... WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, ... WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, ... WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, ...

WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; Containing a Description of the Character, Manners, Habits, and Costumes of the Inhabitants of the Late Seven United Provinces, Flanders, and Brabant

Shoberl Frederic, editor

Published by London R. Ackermann [1823], 1823
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First edition. A COPY WITH FINE PROVENANCE, FROM THE DOHENY COLLECTION WITH THE FINE MOROCCO LABEL GILT OF ESTELLE DOHENY AT THE PASTEDOWN. Illustrated with eighteen hand colored engraved plates. 12mo, half cloth over boards, paper label, untrimmed pages, housed in a morocco-backed clam-shell box. ix, 241. A very fine copy, the original boards and paper label all well preserved. Very scarce in the original boards, and this copy from one of the finest American private libraries ever assembled, it is also an outstanding copy with fine and clear impressions and colouring. Ackermann was one of the leading publishers of colourplate in England. His "World in Miniature" series was edited by Shoberl who also contributed artwork for it. Featuring peoples from many cultures, the purpose of these charming works was "to increase the store of knowledge concerning the various branches of the great family of Man.". Bookseller Inventory # 13743

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Title: WORLD IN MINIATURE; THE NETHERLANDS; ...

Publisher: London R. Ackermann [1823]

Publication Date: 1823

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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