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Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages - Henry Shaw - 1858. 
2 volumes of 2. (274 x 182). unpaginated. 94 tissue guarded, copperplate and lithographed plates, the majority handcoloured, as called for, together with woodcuts iin the text. With rubricated initials. Some light foxing and browning, particularly the first and last few pages. Overall the contents and plates are fine and very bright. Gilt all edges. Full red morocco and gilt decoration. An extremely good condition set. First published in 1843 in book form, the 1858 edition is often considered to have better colouring.
[Bookseller: Richard V Wells]
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