London, South Kensington
22 September 2005
PICART, Bernard. Cérémonies et Coutumes Religieuses de tous les Peuples du Monde ... Nouvelle Edition ... Tome Second. Amsterdam & Paris: chez Laporte, 1789. Volume II only, 8° (392 x 258mm). Half title, 67 engraved plates only, some folding (a few holes in half title, some text leaves spotted and browned, some very light mainly marginal spotting to plates). 19th-century half sheep, spine with red morocco lettering-pieces (rubbed and scuffed). cf. Brunet I, 1741. An eclectic collection of plates depicting religious ceremonies in South America, Turkey, Africa and elsewhere, concluding with a series of plates depicting ceremonies of the Catholic Church. Sold as a collection of plates, not subject to return.
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