Paris: 1846. Hardcover. The steel engraved plates with period hand coloring are particularly fine in this volume - many of them are finely detailed, coloring even the Persian carpets, draperies and picture frames. Lovely images include a woman playing music at the piano, weddings and children. Articles on opium in Sincapore (sic), snakes & roses.
Royal 8vo, (iv) 380pp, 12 plates, 11 in full hand color of the women's fashions of the day. Modern green buckram with gilt title on spine; spine cloth split below title, repaired. Good + condition. Item #7257