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The HISTORY of COSTUMES – in 3 volumes ZUR GESCHICHTE DER KOSTÃœME

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TO the HISTORY of the COSTUMES – in 3 volumes!! 125 elbow (doppelblatt large boards in the format: 42x34cm.) with 500 costume pictures from different centuries after designs of of Louis Brown, Diez, Ernst Froehlich, Gehrts, Haeberlin, Heil, Mueller, Rothbarth among other things. A brief list of countries covered in these three volumes:Austria, Biedirmeier, Bysantium, Church, Denmark, Egypt, England, Far East, France, Germany, Greece, Jewish, Middle East, Nerthland, Norway, Poland, Rococo-Empire, Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey. All illustrations are hand coloured engravings, showing in great detail each costume, shape, fold and pattern. Also included are musical instruments, domestic ware and a whole range of military artifacts. Volume 1, each plate has 4 costume groups numbered: 296,305, 321, 322, 343, 349, 373, 382, 391, 401, 419, 420, 437, 449, 463, 466, 479, 484, 490, 499, 506, 513, 526, 531, 538, 558, 566, 579, 592, 596, 602, 611, 627, 635, 653, 661, 675, 793, 701, 707, 714, 722, 733, 747, 760, 800, 810, 818. Volume 2 each plate has 4 costume groups numbered: 828, 840, 844857, 866, 876, 885, 891, 900, 908, 913, 921, 933, 938, 944, 950, 956, 962, 968, 975, 982, 986, 990, 997, 1004, 1010, 1017, 1024, 1030, 1034, 1041, 1047, 1053, 1058, 1065, 1071, 1077, 1083, 1090, 1097, 1102, 1107, 1114, 1119, 1124, 1137, 1144, 1150, 1161, 1155, Book 3includes two pages of index Published by Braun & Schneider, Munchen, around 1880-90 (unfortunately without indication). 500 total number of indivisual costume groups. All three volumes illustrated half linen covers in the format 23x35cm. All board covers are in very beautiful preservation. This is the finest set of costumes I have ever seen. If you have a costume period you are interested in , please request a copy. I can for a small free send you a printed copy, or down load one.

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Weight 2874 g