Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book
Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book Women's Society Fashion Poetry 1891 McVickar 12 watercolor plates lovely book
$ 98.00

(Old Books, 19th Century Books, Illustrated Books, art of illustration, Female Fashion, Women's Fashion, color plates, Poetry).

XXIV Bits of Vers de Societe. With Fac-Similes of Water-Color Sketches by H.W. McVickar. Together with Illustrations in Black-and-White by Various Artists. Edited by Frederick A. Stokes.
Published 1891, New York by Frederick A. Stokes Company.
c. 120 pages. Text in English. Illustrated throughout, including 12 beautiful color lithographed plates depicting fashionable women in nice dresses. Images include playing tennis and carrying a rifle.

Publisher's cloth binding, gilt title lettering, pictorial cover paste down decoration.

Book is physically old and shows some signs of handling and time. Book is not new or in "new" condition. some fading to edge of front cover, rear cover bottom edge abraded with some of the under board exposed.

Binding gently age worn, mostly light or inoffensive signs of handling and time but nothing severe or unsightly, book remains overall attractive as an object.

Paper is gently toned, still clean, tight, sound internally. There is some insignificant small edge staining at the bottom of the text block which is mostly visible only slightly on a few page edges.

Still attractive on the shelf. The book displays a pleasing and unique age patina and is in overall nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws which may be present seem easy to overlook or forgive. 

Please review photos for more detail showing how this really nice color plate book survives. The asking price reflects the condition based on our examination and 35+ years full time exposure to antiquarian books, maps and printed ephemera of all types and genres. Flaws seen and/ or described have been taken into account.

Book Measures c. 11 1/2" H x 9 3/4" W.

[B8527].