Costume Plates

A Geographical Present: being Descriptions of the Several Countries of Asia, &c. Compiled from the Best Authorities. With Representations of the Various Inhabitants in their Respective Costumes.

New York: published by William Burgess Juvenile Emporium [R. & G. Wood, Printers], 1831.

First edition. Frontispiece and 11 handcolored plates. Pp. [4], 145, 7 pages publisher's advertisements at back. 1 vols. 8vo. Costume Plates. Contemporary half red morocco gilt. Some splitting along joints, rubbed, bottom of spine chipped some light spotting and browning, childish scrawls on a few pages partially removed, else very good with an 1831 gift inscription from William Wilmerding to his grandson George Gosden Wilmerding, with George Wilmerding's signature on free endpaper. Not in Hiler & Hiler or Colas. Item #36900

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