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An Illustration of the Egyptian, Grecian, and Roman Costume; in forty outlines, with descriptions, selected, drawn, & engraved
London: William Miller, 1810. hardcover. Gut. With engraved frontispiece and 40 plates. / Mit gest. Frontispiz und 40 Tafeln. Kl.-4to. Contemporary marbled leather binding with gilt stamped spine, red label and edges. / Marmorierter Lederband der Zeit mit Rückenvergoldung, rotem Rückenschild und umlaufender Kantenvergoldung, 1 Bl., 16 S., Tafeln. First Edition. Hiler 71. "It is intended in the present Work to give, in a regular series, Specimens of the Character and Costume of the God and Goddess, Priest and Priestess, Warrior, Lady, Peasant, and Child, of the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans; but especially of the Greeks, as it is to them we owe nearly all that is elegant or dignified in Art". - Decorative binding, a little rubbed or scraped at the edges. Plates slightly browned or fingerstained at the margins, respectively. Stamp of a collection verso title. / Dekorativer Einband mit kleinen Reib- bzw. Schabstellen an den Kanten. Die Tafeln an den Rändern leicht gebräunt bzw. fingerfleckig. Sammlungsstempel verso Titel.
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