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GALARD, Gustave de; GÉRAUD, S.E.
[Recueil de divers Costumes des Habitans de Bordeaux et des Environs;
Bordeaux: Chez les Marchands d'Estampes, et chez l'Auteur, fossés de l'Intendance, Maison Coupat. Chez Lavigne jeune',, 1818-1819. The Traders of Bordeaux as Depicted by Gustave de Galard Incredibly Rare with Thirty-Two Superbly Hand Colored Plates GALARD, Gustave de. GÉRAUD, Edmond. [Recueil de divers Costumes des Habitans de Bordeaux et des Environs; Dessnés d'après nature et gravés par M.G. de Galrd; Précédés de Notices rédigées par M. S.E. Géraud]. 'Bordeaux: Chez les Marchands d'Estampes, et chez l'Auteur, fossés de l'Intendance, Maison Coupat. Chez Lavigne jeune', [n.d., 1818-1819]. First edition. Folio (12 3/4 x 9 1/4 inches; 325 x 235 mm.). [32] pp. Thirty-two superbly hand colored engraved plates.Contemporary quarter black morocco over black pebbled-cloth boards, smooth spine decoratively ruled in gilt and blind and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. A few plates with a little foxing, otherwise a near fine example of this incredibly rare color plate book. "This work was originally published in eight parts, each with four plates, at a price of 3F. for subscribers. The plates in this series - very rare in this complete state - are beautiful, mainly carrying 'G. de Galard del', although some are marked 'PH. Le Leroy engraved' or 'Ph. Leroy engraved. Colas remarks that he has seen other wrappers to this work with a variant title. The plates include depictions of vendeuses and vendors of oysters, coal, strawberries and cooked apples, plus a group of costumes of Les Landes and a yo … [Click Below for Full Description]
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