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1812 The Military Costume of Europe Exhibited Highly Finished Military Figures
London: T Goddard, 1812. Click here to see our other books! The Military Costume of Europe Exhibited in a Series of Highly Finished Military Figures None 1812 T Goddard : London 9" by 7" Unpaginated SUMMARY A very scarce illustrated collection of European Military Costumes. Two volumes, bound as one. First Edition,Illustrated,Scarce Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 1.5 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 23.99 EU Postage: £ 18.99 European Postage: £ 19.99 Asia Postage: £ 31.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 32.99 DESCRIPTION A beautifully illustrated work, providing many examples of military costume in Europe. A very scarce work, with only three copies listed on LibraryHub, held at the National Trust, the V and A Museum and the National Museums Scotland library. Lacking the title page to volume II, as well as the plate/contents leaves for both volumes. Each plate has an accompanying leaf of text, explaining the costume, the regiment, and a brief history. This work has been bound in alphabetical order in contrast to the order it was intended to be upon initial publication. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front free endpaper, George W Hill, Stony Stretton Hall Shropshire. Comprising of 84 hand coloured plates of 97. CONDITION In a half calf binding, with cloth covered boards. Externally, rebacked with the original spine and boards preserved. Rubbing to the extremities and to the spine. Hinges are strained but firm. Prior owner's inscription to the verso of front endpaper, George W Hill, Sony Stretton Hall October 1st 1900. Internally, firmly bound. Pa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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