Auction 358 Old & Rare Books - Various subjects

COSTUME PLATES -- GREEVEN, H. & V. de VILLENEUVE. Collection des Costumes (…)/Verzameling der Kleederdragten in de Noordelijke Provincien van het Koningryk der Nederlanden. Amst., F. Buffa & Zoonen, 1828. (24) lvs. W. plain lithogr. ti.-p., plain lithogr. index leaf and 20 very fine lithogr. costume plates by Greeven & Villeneuve, all delicately cold. by hand. Fol. Fine 19th c. blind tooled cf. w. marbled paper sides, spine raised in compartments. (Bind. a bit chafed in places, some very light age-toning to plates, but an excellent copy).

Explanatory texts in French and English. The colouring is of exceptional fine quality, probably done in Buffa's workshop. All plates are signed by the artist, the lithographer and the printer, and have the Amsterdam publisher's address. - Landwehr, Col. Pl., 289; Atlas van Stolk 5901; Lipperheide 960; Colas 1311.

€ 500

result € 600

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