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12 November 2007
PUGIN, Augustus Welby (1812-1852). Glossary of Ecclesiastical Ornament and Costume. London: Bernard Quaritch, 1868. 4° (323 x 251mm). Additional chromolithographed title and 73 plates, all but one chromolithographs (a little light foxing). Contemporary (original?) red hardgrain morocco-backed decorated boards (rubbed, corners worn). Provenance: John Green Hall (armorial bookplate). Third edition.
PALMER, Samuel (1805-1881). The Life and Letters, edited by A.H. Palmer. London: Seeley & Co., 1892. 8°. Photogravure portait and plates, mostly photogravure. Original blue cloth gilt, uncut.
And Un siècle de modes féminines 1794-1894 (Paris, 1895). (3)
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