Paul Lacroix / Charles Breton (Lithographies) - Costumes historiques de la France (1815-1839) ... Louis XVIII, Charles X et Louis-Philippe Ier - 1860

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Paul Lacroix / Charles Breton (Lithographies) - Costumes historiques de la France (1815-1839) ... Louis XVIII, Charles X et Louis-Philippe Ier - 1860
Art, Bindings, Fashion, History - Quantity: 1 - Book

Original edition of this beautiful album dedicated to the fashion of the sartorial fashion of the reigns of Louis XVIII, Charles X and Louis-Philippe I (1815-1839).

Composed of 40 beautiful, unsigned, hand-coloured lithographs attributed to Charles Breton.

Accompanied by scholarly notes by Paul Lacroix.

P L Jacob ( pseud of Paul Lacroix. )

Costumes historiques de la France, d'après les monuments les plus authentiques, statues, bas-reliefs, tombeaux, sceaux, monnaies, peintures à fresque, tableaux, vitraux, miniatures, dessins, estampes, & ., &

Paris, Ch. de Lamontte, 1860.

This is the continuation of the volume devoted to the reign of Louis XVI at the Convention.
Paginated from page. 119 to 220 and 40 boards numbered 41 to 80 (i.e. 100 pages and 40 pl full controlled) (full controlled)

24 cm octavo

Publisher’s full percaline binding adorned with a blind-stamped and gilded decoration on the boards, all edges gilt.

Good copy, sturdy binding, the gilding on the boards has faded a little. Fresh and clean inside. Slightly browned paper, some rare light foxing. The plates are in very good condition, rare bright colours with light foxing.

Weight: 800 g

Lot details
Object
Book
Number of Books
1
Subject
Art, Bindings, Fashion, History
Author/ Illustrator
Paul Lacroix / Charles Breton (Lithographies)
Book Title
Costumes historiques de la France (1815-1839) ... Louis XVIII, Charles X et Louis-Philippe Ier
Condition
Very good
Publication year oldest item
1860
Edition
1st Edition
Language
French
Original language
Yes
Binding/ Material
Hardback
Number of pages
100
Dimensions
24×15 cm
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