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1826 1827 1829 Lady's Magazine Set Complete with Hand Coloured Engravings Rare
London: 1826. Set of 3 Lady's magazine bound books - Each containing full year of the ladies periodical - complete with all hand coloured engravings. The Lady's Magazine or Mirror of the Belles Lettres - Fashions, Fine Arts, Music, Drama All books are signed by owner - MARY WISE FORD Set of 3 books: 1826 - Volume 7, comprising all issues from January to December with all 24 hand coloured fashion plates 1827 - Volume 8, comprising all issues from January to December with all 24 hand coloured fashion plates 1829 - Volume 10, comprising all issues from January to December with all 35 hand coloured fashion plates Size - 8 1/5" x 5 3/4" (22cm x 15cm) Rare set of 3 books of the popular British lady's magazine. All 3 volumes are uniformly bound, in very good condition for their age. Year 1826 has almost no foxing, the plates are with bright clean colouring. The volumes from 1827 and 1829 have foxing, but the plates are still great (please consult the pictures, as they show the condition of the coloured plates.). The volume from 1829 is lacking the title page and has suffered some loss on the spine The hinges are rubbed, damaged at the top and bottom, but the text block is holding tight. No loose pages. The books are in condition good enough to be opened and read. We own large collection of ladies periodicals from the 18th and 19th century. On occasion as we upgrade the volumes we own, we put others for sale. In our auctions we have mentioned before, that such publications have become scarcer and increasingly more valuable due to the constant destruction of these books. The beautif … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: zandop [Okotoks, Alberta, CA]
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