Modes And Manners Of The Nineteenth Century As Represented In The Pictures Of The Time. In Three Volumes. Vol. I 1790-1817; Vol. Ii 1818-1842; Vol. Iii 1843-1878..
Finely bound in uniform salmon pink half morocco gilt, spines with raised bands and compartments delicately tooled in gilt with flower motifs and titles lettered in gilt. Very slightly rubbed on extremities, but a fine set bound by Sotheran and Co., with the original watered silk covers preserved on the front and rear paste-down.
J.M.Dent & Co.,: Aldine House London: New York: E.P. Dutton & Co,
First Edition. Three Volumes. Vol.I. xvi + 179 pp.; Vol. II. [iv] + 164 pp. ; Vol III. [iv] + 157 pp. Illustrated with approximately 82 Coloured plates some of which are hand-coloured, and numerous fine illustrations throughout.
Classic work which reproduces many of the finest illustrations which were printed in the time span covered by these volumes. The wealth of illustration and the scholarly text have become much respected source of knowledge on the 19th century.
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