PLANCHE, James Robinson. (Somerset Herald).
PLANCHE, James Robinson. (Somerset Herald). A Cyclopaedia of Costumeor Dictionary of Dress including ... from the Commencement of the Christian Era to the Accession of George the Third.  London. Chatto and Windus. 1876-1879.  
2 volumes of 2. (275 x 215). pp, vi, (2), 527, (1); xi, (1), 448. 23 unnumbered chromolithograph plates including 2 frontispieces, a few with tissue guards. 25 numbered monotone plates and a further 16 un-numbered plates. Copious black and white illustrations in the text. Red and black title pages. Some light browning and spotting and some odd dampmarks. Small hole in lower corner of several pages not affecting text. Marbled edges. Quarter red morocco with gilt decorated spine and replaced paper covering to boards. Bindings sound. Very good. These are 2 heavy volumes which will require extra postage to be quoted.
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