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Lot nr:14
Book nr:5377
Author:BRIDGENS, Richard
Title:Sketches illustrative of the manners and costumes of France, Switzerland and Italy
Town:London
Publisher:Baldwin, Cradock and Joy & Hatchard and son
Year:1821
Description:4to, [2] + iv + [2] pp. Unnumbered pages. Work illustrated with 50 hand coloured plates, including a title page and a folding plate (Funeral Procession in Rome), with different charming images of characters in traditional costumes, containing a Carnival scene in Rome and a horse race. Book dedicated to sir Thomas Lawrence. Uncut pages, contemporary half morocco binding, back professionally restored, gilt title on the back
Note:Provenance: Ex libris en manuscrit de Eleanor Moukland, daté 1828. Ref. Colas 444
Price:€650
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