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Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen

Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen

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Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen: (Complete Gallery of Peoples in True Pictures)

by Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche

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Set of 3 volumes of this finely illustrated review of the manners, lifestyles and costumes of all the peoples of the world.

Complete with 3 handcolored title pages and 365 handcolored illustrations on 184 lithographic plates of native costumes, customs, weapons, views, etc. (Missing the volume on Europe.) Text in German.

Vol. 1, Asia, engraved title page, 278pp, 68 plates; Vol. 2, Africa, engraved title page, 256pp, 52 plates; and Vol. 3 North and South America, Australia and the South Sea Islands, engraved title page, 136pp and 36 plates (Americas), 134pp and 28 plates (Australia).

Rare to find even partial sets with handcolored plates.

Condition: Cloth spines frayed and repaired, marbled boards scuffed, stamp of Carl Schmidt on fep and title pages, interior clean and unfoxed, lithographic plates with fine handcolor.

Goedsche (1785-1863) was a German writer, bookseller and publisher in Meissen. The volumes were self-published from 1830 to 1839.

Heavy set, extra shipping charges apply.

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Bookseller
Florilegius JP (JP)
Bookseller's Inventory #
Flo119
Title
Vollstaendige Völkergallerie in getreuen Abbildungen
Author
Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche
Format/Binding
Green cloth spines with gilt decoration, marbled boards.
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket Condition
None
Quantity Available
1
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Friedrich Wilhelm Goedsche
Place of Publication
Meissen
Date Published
1830
Size
Octavo, 26 x 16cm
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
illustrated, costume, lithograph, Goedsche, ethnography, travel
Bookseller catalogs
Anthropology;
Note
May be a multi-volume set and require additional postage.

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Florilegius

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Tokyo, Tokyo

About Florilegius

Tokyo-based bookseller specializing in European illustrated books from the 18th to 19th century, mainly botanical, zoological, costume and travel. Also Japanese ukiyo-e and woodblock botanicals, flower arrangement, etc.

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