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Costumes, Insignes, Cartes, Medailles des Depues 1789-1898

Price £200

Costumes, Insignes, Cartes, Medailles des Depues 1789-1898

Launay, E. Costumes, Insignes, Cartes, Medailles des Depues 1789-1898. Paris, n.d., [1899?]. Quarto, pp. (2), 257; numerous illustrations throughout the text, many in colour, 14 further full page illustrations of costumes all printed on thick card and with original tissue guards. In contemporary half morocco and marbled boards, raised bands, gilt. With the original decorative printed wrappers preserved. Extremities rubbed and worn, inner hinge broken with front board loose. Contents very good, the colour plates clean and still exceptionally vibrant. A very scarce book.