The Costume Of The Hereditary States Of The House Of Austria
Moleville, Antoine-Francois-Bertrand de
Price: 1,950.00 USD
London: William Miller, 1804. IV pages in text. Folio, 37 x 27 cm. 50 hand-colored aquatint plates, two title pages in French and English with text describing the individual plates also in both languages. English text translated by R.C. Dallas, the commentary on the ethnic background of the varied populace of the Austro-Hungarian Empire reflect the social and racial prejudices of the time. ABBEY TRAVEL 71. COLAS, No. 2112. LIPPERHEIDE, No. 831. MARTIN HARDIE p. 151. Internally exceptionally clean, text and plates, a bare hint of offsetting to a few leaves. Extremity rubbing, double gilt border fillets house rectangle of gilt floret designs with those in blind outside the frame, raised bands, spine panels richly gilt. First edition. Contemporary straight-grain green morocco. Aeg. Very good.