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Theatru Mulierum by  Wenceslaus Hollar - Paperback - 1792 - from marilyn braiterman rare books (SKU: 4406)

Theatru Mulierum

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Theatru Mulierum

by Hollar, Wenceslaus

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London: Laurie & Whittle, 1792. Circa 1792. 8vo, original plain blue wrappers in modern cloth folding slipcase lined in marbled paper. Extreme lower edge of front wrapper creased and fragile; mild wear at lower spine. Internally attractive with strong images of the plates, which have produced shadows on the facing blank versos. Engraved title page and 48 engraved plates of contemporary German, Flemish, Dutch, Austrian, French and English women's costume (also a few males of religious orders and a lay sister). Wencelaus Hollar (1600-1677) was a master etcher born in Bohemia. The protégé of the Earl of Arundel and the Duke of York, he produced many book illustrations as well as etched portraits, landscapes and architecture in 17th century England. this is an important costume book, first published in 1643 and here printed from the original plates with legends in Latin and English. References: Colas 1466 (second edition of 1643) . Lipperheide 30. . Original Wrappers.. Excellent. 8vo.


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Theatru Mulierum
Hollar, Wenceslaus
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Laurie & Whittle
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Costume, Women's Costume, Engraved Plates, Engraved Costume Plates

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title page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched...[more]
The paper covering on the outside of a paperback.  Also see the entry for pictorial wraps, color illustrated coverings for...[more]
marbled paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...[more]

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