The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions. Third Series, Volume 1. Rudolph Ackermann.
The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions. Third Series, Volume 1

The Repository of Arts, Literature, Commerce, Manufactures, Fashions. Third Series, Volume 1

London: L. Harrison, 1823. Leather Binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good. Item #00545836

15 handcolored plates 10 by John Gendall (noted painter and lithographer), and 8 b/w engraved plates including illustrated title page. Bound in three quarter red calf over marbled boards, with gilt title, and faux ruled bands. Plain endpapers. Calf rubbed at teh edges, spine creased, and corners a bit worn; 0ffsetting to the text from the plates, scattered foxing in places, and a few loose pages (all pages are accounted for), else a Very Good copy. All chromos are clean and bright. In its day, it had great influence on English taste in fashion, architecture, and literature.

Price: $400.00

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