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Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches (trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camieu). Types principaux du vêtement et de la parure, rapprochés de ceux de l’intérieur de l’habitation dans tous les temps et chez tous les peuples, avec de nombreux détails sur le mobilier, les armes, les objets usuels, les moyens de transport, etc. Avec des notices explicatives, une introduction générale, des tables et un glossaire. by  Albert Racinet - Hardcover - 1888 - from Ars Libri Ltd (SKU: B243132-1)

Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches (trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camieu). Types principaux du vêtement et de la parure, rapprochés de ceux de l’intérieur de l’habitation dans tous les temps et chez tous les peuples, avec de nombreux détails sur le mobilier, les armes, les objets usuels, les moyens de transport, etc. Avec des notices explicatives, une introduction générale, des tables et un glossaire.

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Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches (trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camieu). Types principaux du vêtement et de la parure, rapprochés de ceux de l’intérieur de l’habitation dans tous les temps et chez tous les peuples, avec de nombreux détails sur le mobilier, les armes, les objets usuels, les moyens de transport, etc. Avec des notices explicatives, une introduction générale, des tables et un glossaire.

by Racinet, Albert

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6 vols. 500 chromolithographic and tinted plates hors texte, each with multiple figs. Lrg. folio. New cloth, 3/4 leather gilt. Raised bands. A.e.g. Vol. I consists mostly of explanatory text, with an introduction; Vols. II-VI each with 100 color plates, bound interspersed with pages of descriptive text, originally published in 20 fascicles 1877-1886. One of the most elaborate costume books ever produced, this edition is much less common than the smaller format which was published in the same year. A handsome set. Housed in a custom built, glass-front freestanding wooden bookcase.

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Ars Libri Ltd US (US)
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B243132-1
Title
Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches (trois cents en couleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camieu). Types principaux du vêtement et de la parure, rapprochés de ceux de l’intérieur de l’habitation dans tous les temps et chez tous les peuples, avec de nombreux détails sur le mobilier, les armes, les objets usuels, les moyens de transport, etc. Avec des notices explicatives, une introduction générale, des tables et un glossaire.
Author
Racinet, Albert
Book condition
Used
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Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Firmin-Didot et Cie.
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1888
Keywords
Costume & Fashion ; Racinet, Albert.
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