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GALERIE THEATRALE,  COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS

GALERIE THEATRALE, COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS

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GALERIE THEATRALE, COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS

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Some of the text and about 10 of the plates are foxed, all else fine and bright. A lovely wide-margained copy
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Paris: Chez A. Barraud, 1873. Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbered 54). Some of the text and about 10 of the plates are foxed, all else fine and bright. A lovely wide-margained copy. Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbered 54). Folio. Three volumes in two. Unpaged. Illustrated with 144 magnificent hand-colored plates, many highlighted with gold and silver. Several of these plates are supplied from the first edition which was published serially 1812-34 (Colas 1164). This new edition is further embellished with 84 copper-plate engravings in the text, including 18 especially prepared for this work. Newly rebound by the Harcourt Bindery in half scarlet morocco with marbled sides and endpapers, t.e.g., the spines with gilt titles and panel ornaments. One of the most beautiful books on theatrical costume ever published. Colas 1165; Hiler & Hiler p. 350.

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Title
GALERIE THEATRALE, COLLECTION DE 144 PORTRAITS EN PIED DES PRINCIPAUX ACTEURS ET ACTRICES QUI ONT ILLUSTRE LA SCENE FRANCAISE DEPUIS 1552 JUSQU'A NOS JOURS
Book condition
Used - Some of the text and about 10 of the plates are foxed, all else fine and bright. A lovely wide-margained copy
Quantity available
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Edition
Limited to 99 copies, this no. 8 (text volume numbered 54)
Publisher
Chez A. Barraud
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1873
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