Rare Books

THE ANCIENT COSTUME OF ENGLAND

Lot No
8
Description
By Charles Hamilton Smith
Publisher : J. Dowding, 82, Newgate Street
Location : London
Year : 1813
Plates : 61/61
Estimate
Rs. 2,50,000 - 3,00,000

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Tan leather spine with the title embossed in gold. The cover has a marble paper design. Description of each plate on the facing page. The book traces the evolution of ancient costumes, arms and decoration from the seventh to sixteenth century selected from rare specimens in the possession of the author and accompanied with suitable descriptions.

This lot is over one hundred years old or National Art Treasure, cannot be exported out of India as per Antiques and Art Treasures Act, 1972.