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Costume Of The Ancients. Second Edition by  Thomas Hope - Second Edition [stated]  - 1809 - from Arroyo Seco Books (SKU: 035992)

Costume Of The Ancients. Second Edition

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Costume Of The Ancients. Second Edition

by Hope, Thomas

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London: William Miller, 1809. Second Edition [stated] . Full Morocco. Very Good +. 9 9/16" Tall. 200 Plates. Second Edition. (4), Vii, (1), 54, 200 Plates At End. Full Red Polished Calf, Elaborately Gilt Spine, Almost Invisibly Reinforced Externally, Cloth Hinges Internally, Gilt Rules And Corner Embellishments With Three Interior Elaborate Blindstamped Designs, Gilt Decorated Edges And Turns. Hinges Sound, Reinforced. Edges Of Page Block Polished And Marbled. Contents Clean, Near Fine, Pages Square With Just A Line Of Rubbing At Two Lateral Edges Of Page Block.. Heraldic Bookplate Of William Cecil Chambers.


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Costume Of The Ancients. Second Edition
Hope, Thomas
200 Plates
Full Morocco
Book condition
Used - Very Good +
Second Edition [stated]
William Miller
Place of Publication
Date Published
Greece, Italy, General
Bookseller catalogs
Art; Antiquarian Books and Leather-Bound Books; "Italy;
9 9/16" Tall

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Arroyo Seco Books lists about 24,000 used, unusual and scarce books in all fields, including physics, art, philosophy, social science, literature, science fiction, etc. We stock modern and antiquarian prints and other art. Most items are listed in 100 catalogs titled by subject matter on this site. We purchase interesting private libraries. Member of IOBA. Contact: Stephen Clauser, 626-372-3863.


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"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
Calf or calf hide is a common form of leather binding. Calf binding is naturally a light brown but there are ways to treat the... [More]
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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