London, South Kensington
23 April 2008
MASON, George Henry. The Costume of China. London: W. Miller, 1800. 4° (356 x 260mm). Text in English and French, 60 hand-coloured aquatint plates (plates offset onto text, occasional light spotting and staining). Contemporary red straight-grained morocco decorated in gilt and blind, gilt edges (extremities rubbed, a few scuff marks, some ink staining). Provenance: C. Robert Bignold (modern armorial bookplate). Abbey Travel 533.
With the same author's The Punishments of China (London, 1801), uniformly-bound. (2)
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