London: Frederick Bruckmann, 1871 (?circa). First. Hardbound. Brown and gilt tooled covers, brown folder and slipcase with titling on spine, 32 pp, 15 sepia mounted albumen plates. VG-, ex-lib with bookplate and spine ID, each plate has library stamp in lower right corner, corners of boards bumped and back corner damaged, pages are brittle, some pages have minor tears, some light foxing. Item #127310
This is a beautiful book, with tipped-in albumen photographs of women in traditional dress from each listed nation. Each plate preceeds a brief "explanatory text." Nations included are: Alsace, Lorraine, Suabia, Austria, Denmark, Bohemia, Poland, Russia, Bulgaria, Italy, Spain, Egypt, Turkey, Syria, and China.
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