COSTUMES FRANCAIS DEPUIS LOUIS XVI JUSQU'A NOS JOURS, EXTRAITS DES MONUMENTS LES PLUS AUTHENTIQUES DE SCULPTURE ET DE PEINTURE, AVEC UN TEXTE HISTORIQUE ET DESCRIPTIF, ENRICHI DE NOTES SUR L'ORIGINE DES MODES, DES MOEURS ET USAGES DES FRANCAIS AUX DI

Paris: Societe Bibliophile, circa 1849. First Edition Thus. Octavo; modern full green buckram cloth with black cloth spine title gilt; collation: "Courtes Chroniques Pour Les Costumes Francais" Cost. Fr. Tom. IV. pp 1-320: [ending with the table of materials contained in the fourth volume]; "Histoire De France." T. II. pp 82, pp 646-692; following the text are 159 plates numbered consecutively 1-159, covering the XVII through XIX centuries and the reigns of Louis XVI through Louis Philippe. Text contents show moderate foxing; plates are generally very good; some with minor foxing; a few trimmed at top edge; a few with well-rendered hand color. A volume made to condense a portion of a greater set. Previous owner's annotation reads "Not in Colas or Hiler." [Spine; black title label gilt on green buckram cloth].

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