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Title   Costumes et Moeurs des Differentes Nations. Ornes de 48 Gravures.

Binding   Half Morocco

Book Condition   Good Plus

Edition   First Edition Thus

Publisher   Paris Alexis Eymery 1826

Seller ID   002931

32mo, 8 by 6 cm. 120 pp. The French equivalent of a rare English miniature -- Alfred Mills "Costumes of All Nations". Woodcut plates are simple and even naive but tend to depict people in some kind of activity. Thus there is the free black man making his slave climb a tree, a young "negress" playing ouri, Congolese carrying their cheif on a chaise, South Sea natives in mourning, etc. Leather is heavily rubbed. Cloth boards with scuffs and abrasions. Light occasional foxing and other minor soiling. Some leaves with minor corner creases.

Price = 250.00 USD



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