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1775 1ed Strutt Customs of ENGLAND Illustrated - Joseph Strutt; Benjamin White; - 1775. 
London : Sold by Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXV-MDCCLXXVI [1775-1776] - 1775 1ed Strutt Customs of ENGLAND Illustrated SET Medieval Saxons Celts Britain Weaponry, Costume, Military, 157 PLATES! See photos A rare 18th-century book by Joseph Strutt that was intended to illustrated the manners, customs, and habits of the people of England during the 15th-century. Joseph Strutt (1749 1802) was an English engraver, artist, antiquary and writer. He is today most significant as the earliest and "most important single figure in the investigation of the costume of the past", making him "an influential but totally neglected figure in the history of art in Britain", according to Sir Roy Strong. Main author: Joseph Strutt; Benjamin White; Walter Shropshire Title: Þorða Anzel-cynnan, or, A compleat view of the manners, customs, arms, habits, &c. of the inhabitants of England, from the arrival of the Saxons, till the reign of Henry the Eighth : with a short account of the Britons, during the government of the Romans : in two volumes Published: London : Sold by Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXV-MDCCLXXVI [1775-1776] Language: English Notes & contents: 1st edition 3 volume set Illustrated throughout (157 sepia tinted plates) o Medieval English costumes, clothing, royalty, and more! Provenance: o Bookplate William Raynes. William Robert Raynes (26 January 1871 30 January 1966) was a British politician. He was a socialist Member of Parliament, alderman and Mayor of Derby. He helped plan a scheme for the River Derwent and there is a major road in Derby Raynesway that is named after him. FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Wear: wear as seen in photos Binding: tight and secure leather binding; v3 front board detached but present Pages: complete with all 112 + 129 + 190 pages; plus indexes, prefaces, and such Publisher: London : Sold by Benjamin White, at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street, MDCCLXXV-MDCCLXXVI [1775-1776] Size: ~11.25in X 9.5in (28.5cm x 24cm) FREE SHIPPING WORLDWIDE Shipping: Very Fast. Very Safe. Free Shipping Worldwide. Satisfaction Guarantee: Customer satisfaction is our priority. Notify us within 7 days of receiving your item and we will offer a full refund guarantee without reservation. $750 Photos available upon request. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
[Bookseller: Schilb Antiquarian]
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