English 102. (2)" /> SHAW, HENRY. Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages from the Seventh to the Seventeenth Centuries. London: William Pickering 1843. <I>2 vols., 4to, original sage-green finely vertical-ribbed cloth, covers blocked in blind, spine blocked in gilt, heads of spines repaired, corners slightly bruised, spines slightly faded, some foxing, cloth slipcase.</I> FIRST EDITION, letterpress color-printed title-pages and 93 color-printed, hand-colored or tinted plates, numerous color-printed initials and woodcut vignettes. McLean, p. 66 ("It has a considerable claim to be called the most handsome book produced in the whole of the nineteenth century."); Ray <I>English</I> 102. (2) | Christie's