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
- Number of Books
- 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
- Very good
- Publication year oldest item
- 1st Edition
- Original language
- Binding/ Material
- Number of pages
- 24×15 cm