World Ethnography & Dress Book 1821 rare book w/ 12 hand color costume platesBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
(Old Books, Ethnic Views, Costume Books, Customs, Manners, Ethnography, 19th Century Books, Leather Books).
Description des Moeurs, Usages et Coutumes de Tous Les Pueples du Monde...by P.C.
Published 1821, Paris by Legrivain.
369 pages. Text in French. Contains twelve full page plates with original hand color.
Period full mottled calf leather binding, smooth spine, gilt bands and compartment decorations, gilt title lettering on contrasting red leather label, gilt ruled covers, marbled end papers.
Spine chipped, joints cracked, corners worn down, covers still well and firmly attached. All the hand colored plates remain clean and fresh in appearance.
Rare book in any condition.
Book remains well preserved and very attractive on the shelf. It displays a beautiful age patina and is in nice antiquarian condition, any age flaws easy to overlook or forgive.
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Book Measures c. 7" H x 4 1/8" W.
[B229 - V2203].