London, South Kensington
12 November 2007
The Costumes of the Members of the University of Oxford. Drawn, engraved & published by N. Whittock. London: N. Whittock, [c.1840]. 16° (115 x 66mm). Engraved title and 17 hand-coloured engraved plates arranged in concertina fashion (a trifle browned and discoloured). Original blue grained cloth rather whimsically entitled 'Oxford Aquatic Dresses'. Provenance: S. London, 1849 (signature on an endpaper).
ASCANI, Domenico. Costumi della corte di Roma. Rome: s.n. [c.1850]. 16° (119 x 82mm). Hand-coloured engraved title and 20 coloured plates arranged in concertina fashion. Original red cloth, red slipcase. (2)
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