Wien, Jos. Riedl: 1821
Binding: Hardcover. Slipcase. Both silk pastedown.
16mo. 99 by 63 mm. 120 pp. 11 hand-colored plates, including frontis, and hand-colored vignette on title. Five of the color plates are fashion plates, four of one or two people, and one illustrating several bonnets. The six other color plates are dramatic scenes (allegorical and comical among them). Outstanding about this almanac is the silk cover with hand-colored floral bouquets on the front and rear cover. The two bouquets are different from one another. Each is surrounded by gilt ruling and ornamental band. The booklet is housed in a slipcase, also silk moire, with a similar gilt ... View More...