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LANTE, Louis Marie; GATINE, Georges Jacques
Cent cinq costumes des départemens de la Seine Inférieure, du Calvados, de la Manche et de l'Orne
Paris: Durand ainé, 1830. With 105 Beautifully Hand-Colored Lithographed Plates Depicting French Costume [LANTÉ, Louis Marie, Pécheux, and GATINE, George Jacques, illustrators]. Cent cinq costumes des départemens de la Seine Inférieure, du Calvados, de la Manche et de l'Orne. Paris: Durand ainé, Rue de la Paix 4, A Caen, chez Mancel, [n.d., ca. 1830]. Second issue. Folio (12 7/8 x 9 1/4 inches; 327 x 235 mm.). Hand-colored engraved title and 105 brilliantly hand-colored engraved plates, some heightened with gum arabic, by Gatine after Lanté and Pécheux (nineteen of the plates are signed Pécheux). Plate numbers 15, 74, 76, 78, 79, 80, 81 and 103 are watermarked "J Whatman". Plate numbers 56, 60, 62, 65, 69, 92 and 97 are watermarked "L & Conte". Contemporary half tan calf over marbled boards, spine with seven shallow multi-ruled bands, decoratively tooled in compartments in black and lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers. Joints expertly and almost invisibly repaired. A fine clean copy. Originally published in Paris in 1827 (Chez l'editeur) with title: Costumes des femmes du pays de Caux, et de plusieurs autres parties de l'ancienne province de Normandie. Dessinés la plupart par M. Lanté, gravés par M. Gatine et coloriés avec une explication pour chaque planche. The first issue also has descriptive text by La Mésangère. According to Colas, the plates in the second issue are the original plates, issued without text and with the frontispiece of the first issue as title. There are two states of the frontispiece: with and without the address of the publisher. In this copy, … [Click Below for Full Description]
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