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Costume of the Russian Empire by  Edward [publ.] HARDING - Hardcover - 1810 - from Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books (SKU: 8792)

Costume of the Russian Empire

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Costume of the Russian Empire

by HARDING, Edward [publ.]

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  • hardcover
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1810 RUSSIA Costume of Russian Empire Color Illustrated Clothing Travel Voyages

An extremely valuable and important illustrated account of history of costumes and clothing from the Russian Empire. Published in 1810, Edward Harding gathered English and French descriptions of impressive, aquatint engravings. The first edition of this work was published 1803 but is considered inferior to this edition because of the lack of engraved title and shorter explanations of the illustrations.

Item number: #8792

Price: $2950

HARDING, Edward [publ.]

Costume of the Russian Empire

London: Printed by T. Bensley for John Stockdale, 1810.

Details:

· Collation: Complete with all pages

o [154], 72

o 72 hand-colored engravings + frontis

· Provenance: Armorial Bookplate

o Campbell of Succoth, Bart.

Sir Ilay Campbell, Lord Succoth FRSE LLD (1734–1823) was a Scottish advocate, judge and politician.

Founding member of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783)

Director of the Highland Society (1784)

· References: Abbey Travel 244

· Language: English / French

· Binding: Leather; tight & secure

· Size: ~14.75in X 11in (38cm x 28cm)

· Exceedingly rare and desirable!

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Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
8792
Title
Costume of the Russian Empire
Author
HARDING, Edward [publ.]
Format/binding
Leather; tight & secure
Book condition
second hand - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Printed by T. Bensley for John Stockdale
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1810
Keywords
1810 RUSSIA Costume of Russian Empire Color Illustrated Clothing Travel Voyages rare, antique, old, first edition, 1st state, provenance, signed, inscribed, dust jacket, vellum, manuscript, engravings, illustrations, leather, plates, maps, antiquarian

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