ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH, publisher. The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics, For January, 1809 (--December, 1814). London 1809-14. First Series, vols. I-XII, parts 1-72 only (a complete run comprises three series, 240 parts in 40 vols.). 12 vols., 8vo, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, red morocco spine labels, many plate captions tightly bound and almost lost in gutters, some imprints or numerals cropped, occasional staining. Second Edition of vol. 1, engraved titles and 483 plates, many of them colored aquatint views, the costume plates partly colored in line and stipple, allegorical woodcut plates with fabric samples affixed, uncolored aquatint needlework pattern plates, and other subjects; occasional inserted advertisements. Abbey Life 212 (the complete set). (12)

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ACKERMANN, RUDOLPH, publisher. The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions, and Politics, For January, 1809 (--December, 1814). London 1809-14. First Series, vols. I-XII, parts 1-72 only (a complete run comprises three series, 240 parts in 40 vols.). 12 vols., 8vo, contemporary tree calf, rebacked, red morocco spine labels, many plate captions tightly bound and almost lost in gutters, some imprints or numerals cropped, occasional staining. Second Edition of vol. 1, engraved titles and 483 plates, many of them colored aquatint views, the costume plates partly colored in line and stipple, allegorical woodcut plates with fabric samples affixed, uncolored aquatint needlework pattern plates, and other subjects; occasional inserted advertisements. Abbey Life 212 (the complete set). (12)
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Anne Walker, contemporary ink signature on titles.
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