Picturesque Representations of the Dress and Manners of the Austrians. Illustrated in 50 Coloured Engravings, with Descriptions.

London: Printed for John Murray, Albemarle-Street, by W. Bulmer and Co. Cleveland-Row, 1814.

Price: $1,000.00

About the item

First edition. Title leaf, [2] pp. Contents, xv pp. Introduction. With 50 hand colored plates and following leaf of letter press, interleaved with blanks. 1 vols. 4to. Maroon buckram. Ex-library with bookplate and embossed stamp to title page, and some stamps thereafter; illustrations fine and bright. Colas 78; Lipperheide 832; Hiler p. 16.

Item #236439

Well executed and precisely colored series of plates illustrating the costumes of the constituent nationalities of the Austro-Hungarian empire, including representatives of Upper Austria, Tyrolia, Hungary, Bohemia, Moravia, Sclavonia, Dalmatia, Transylvania, Bukowina, etc., etc., as well as Transylvanian Saxons, Polish Jews, and Greek Priests
Plates are reduced copies from Bertrand de Molleville's COSTUMES OF THE HEREDITARY STATES OF THE HOUSE OF AUSTRIA.