London, South Kensington
2 June 2008
SPALLERT, Robert de. Tableau historique des costumes, des moeurs & des usages des principaux peuples de l' antiquité & du moyen âge. Metz: chez Collignon, 1804-06. 9 volumes bound in 8 comprising 7 8° vols. and 2 oblong 4° (230 x 355mm) atlas vols. bound in one. 8° volumes: 240 hand-coloured engraved plates. The atlas volume: Hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, map of the world, and 188 plates. 19th-century calf-backed marbled boards (extremities rubbed, lower joints of atlas vol. splitting). Colas 2784; Vinet 2109. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return. See illustration on the following page.
With Auguste Racinet's Le costume historique. Cinq cents planches, trois cents en coleurs, or et argent, deux cents en camaieu (Paris, 1888, 6 vols.). (8)
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