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The Whole Art of Dress! Or, The Road to Elegance and Fashion at the Enormous Saving of Thirty Per Cent!!!

The Whole Art of Dress! Or, The Road to Elegance and Fashion at the Enormous Saving of Thirty Per Cent!!!

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The Whole Art of Dress! Or, The Road to Elegance and Fashion at the Enormous Saving of Thirty Per Cent!!!

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London: Effingham WIlson, 1830. First edition. Hardcover. Good. Small 8vo. vii,(1),100pp. Hand colored frontispiece, plus six lithographed plates. Modern quarter morocco, spine in six compartments with raised bands, leather lettering label, gilt; cloth boards; vellum corners; marbled endpapers. With the original wrappers bound in at the rear. Without the publisher' s catalogue, sometimes present. Title, frontispiece and plates lightly soiled and stained; the bound-in covers are darkened and badly rubbed. A good copy in a fine binding. None of the bibliographical references assign an author. The front cover shows a "swell" in front of a cheval mirror, surrounded by boots, hats, brushes, combs, etc. The rear cover shows a scruffy gent in a bookshop with the caption "I want The Whole art of Dress!" The plates are of pantaloons, stocks and neck cloths, ties, hats, boots, etc. Rare. Abbey, Life, 422. Hiler, p. 989. Colas 3075.

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Bookseller
Thorn Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
17540
Title
The Whole Art of Dress! Or, The Road to Elegance and Fashion at the Enormous Saving of Thirty Per Cent!!!
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First edition
Publisher
Effingham WIlson
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1830
Weight
0.00 lbs
Bookseller catalogs
Rare Books;

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Wrappers
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback. Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...
Soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...
Morocco
Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also...
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Raised Band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the...
Fine Binding
An elaborate and decorative binding, example including a leather-bound book with gilt edges, raised blind stamps, raised ribs,...
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...

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