First and only edition of this book decorated with 20 plates hand-coloured at the time of publication.
They represent different peoples and ceremonies around the world, such as a Turkish wedding, Persian gymnastics, Chinese punishment, Russian torture, Muslim burial, Chilean cowboys and Louisiana Indians.
A. Antoine ( De Saint-Gervais) - Nouvel Album des Peuples ou Collection des Tableaux ou Collection de tableaux, représentant les usages et cérémonies les plus remarquables des diverses nations du monde, accompagné d'un texte historique - 1835
Binding in decent condition, work in its publisher’s full illustrated binding, rubbed corners, dirt, green velvet spine restored, solid binding -
In good condition inside, some dirt and foxing, small restorations, some dog-eared sheets, includes 20 hand-coloured plates.
Delivery service provided within a few days -