RACINET Auguste - LE COSTUME...

RACINET Auguste - LE COSTUME HISTORIQUE. CINQ CENTS PALCHES, TROIS CENTS EN COULEURS, OR ET ARGENT [...].

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  • Author: RACINET Auguste
  • Title: LE COSTUME HISTORIQUE. CINQ CENTS PALCHES, TROIS CENTS EN COULEURS, OR ET ARGENT [...].
  • Place: PARIS
  • Publisher: LIBRAIRIE DE FIRMIN-DIDOT ET C.IE
  • Data: 1888
  • Format: 6 volumi In-folio
  • Comparison bibliographic: COLAS R., "Bibliographie generale du costume et de la mode", Paris 1933, vol. II, num. 2472; "Lipperheideschen Kostumbibliothek [Katalog der]", Berlin 1965, vol. I, scheda Ad 52

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Coeval binding half leather brown marbled paper and polychrome, with peaks, the plates, embossed in gold thread at the edges of the leather parts, back-to-five nerves obtained with author, title, Volume number, the card boxes decorated with floral friezes within the box, all in gold. In Volume I: (4) - XXVII - (1 white) - 196 - (36) numbered pages, including half-title and title page, and, in the text, tables XII lithographed full-page black and ocher engraved on six sheets to the front and verse, with images of clothing. In Volume II: 173 unnumbered, including half-title, 88 plates outside the text, relating to ancient Egypt, classical antiquity from the origins until the fall of the Roman Empire, as well as the civilization of Oceania, Africa, America and Asia. In Volume III: 131 unnumbered, including half-title, 95 plates outside the text, involving Japan and other parts of the Far East, India, the Muslim countries of Asia and North Africa, Turkey, the Byzantine civilization and the European Middle Ages. In Volume IV: 133 unnumbered, including half-title, 99 plates outside the text, between Medieovo about Europe and the second half of the sixteenth century. In Volume V: 132 unnumbered, including half-title, 94 plates outside the text, relating to Europe from the late sixteenth and late eighteenth century, with particular reference to France. In Volume VI: 147 unnumbered; 97 tables outside the text, representatives costumes dating from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, and the Lapps and historical costumes and various European populations. French text. The work, in the original edition, was published in 1888, as well as in the folio format, in that in-4 °. The collection is a monumental and thorough study on fashion, furniture, weapons and decorative arts of all civilizations throughout history; Colas, thus defines the work: "C'est plus the important Recueil général concernant your costume ". The anthology is full of 500 tables, illustrations of great interest, taken from archaeological finds, miniatures, paintings, sculptures and other sources: among them, there are 300 images lithographed in color, with operations in gold and silver, black and other in monochrome. Book in excellent state of preservation; to Volume IV, marginal interventions with adhesive tape to two cards.

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