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Author LASSALLE, L
Title Costumes Suisses
Stock Code 1938
Dates 1820
Published Genève, S. Morel Ed(iteu)
Description Concertina-type booklet (leporello) with 22 hand-coloured lithographs, depicting groups of people in their environment in the clothing of their cantons. Above and below the lithographs: the names of the cantons and their coats of arms. The lithographs are mounted on accordion-folded cardboard in a cover, inserted into a case with lithographed title vignette. Each vignette measures 9.5 x 5.5 cm. The whole (opened) is 9.5 x 123 cm
Edition First Edition
Condition The case is scuffed and shows age wear. Loss of paper at top and bottom of the left-hand edge. The cover has paper loss at head and tail of spine. The leporello has a tiny hole in the top margin of the first print, not affecting the artwork. The last print has some paper loss at the top (not affecting the artwork).
Paper Size 48mo - over 3" - 4" tall
Binding Original Wrappers
Price £400.00

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