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Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Austrians.

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2764B
Lot:
117
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Books & Manuscripts - 2764B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 16, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Alexander, William (1767-1816) Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manner of the Austrians. London: for Murray by Bulmer, 1814 [plates watermarked 1811].
Quarto, illustrated with fifty hand-colored plates by Alexander; older boards rebacked with new straight-grain morocco spine and corners, spine gilt lettered, 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 in.
Examples of regional, generally peasant, dress from Hungary, Scavonia, Bohemia, Transylvania, Croatia, Moravia, and other neighboring countries is also included.
Estimate $600-800


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London, Transylvania, Croatia, Hungary

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