Travel 245 (note); Colas 704: "Le tirage des planches de cette seconde édition paraît être aussi bon que dans le première"; cf. Lipperheide 1342; Vinet 2321 (attributing the work to Harding). " /> <I>Costume of the Russian Empire.</I> London: T. Bensley, 1810. 2° (370 x 270mm). Additional hand-coloured aquatint title, text in English and French, 70 hand-coloured aquatint plates (aquatint title lightly spotted, some light staining, without leaf of letterpress to plates V* and XIV as usual). Contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (rubbed, a few scuff marks). <I>Provenance</I>: Robert Lionel Foster (armorial bookplate and signatures); John Ashton Fielder (pencil presentation inscription dated 1863 on aquatint title). "Second edition." Abbey <I>Travel</I> 245 (note); Colas 704: "Le tirage des planches de cette seconde édition paraît être aussi bon que dans le première"; cf. Lipperheide 1342; Vinet 2321 (attributing the work to Harding). | Christie's
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    Sale 5428

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    23 April 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 598

    Costume of the Russian Empire. London: T. Bensley, 1810. 2° (370 x 270mm). Additional hand-coloured aquatint title, text in English and French, 70 hand-coloured aquatint plates (aquatint title lightly spotted, some light staining, without leaf of letterpress to plates V* and XIV as usual). Contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (rubbed, a few scuff marks). Provenance: Robert Lionel Foster (armorial bookplate and signatures); John Ashton Fielder (pencil presentation inscription dated 1863 on aquatint title). "Second edition." Abbey Travel 245 (note); Colas 704: "Le tirage des planches de cette seconde édition paraît être aussi bon que dans le première"; cf. Lipperheide 1342; Vinet 2321 (attributing the work to Harding).

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    Costume of the Russian Empire. London: T. Bensley, 1810. 2° (370 x 270mm). Additional hand-coloured aquatint title, text in English and French, 70 hand-coloured aquatint plates (aquatint title lightly spotted, some light staining, without leaf of letterpress to plates V* and XIV as usual). Contemporary green straight-grained morocco gilt, spine gilt in compartments, gilt edges (rubbed, a few scuff marks). Provenance: Robert Lionel Foster (armorial bookplate and signatures); John Ashton Fielder (pencil presentation inscription dated 1863 on aquatint title). "Second edition." Abbey Travel 245 (note); Colas 704: "Le tirage des planches de cette seconde édition paraît être aussi bon que dans le première"; cf. Lipperheide 1342; Vinet 2321 (attributing the work to Harding).


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