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The Costume of the Original Inhabitants of the British Islands:. From the Earliest Periods to the Sixth century; to which is added, that of the Gothic Nations of the Western Coasts of the Baltic, the Ancestors of the Anglo - Saxons and Anglo-Danes.

London: Printed by Howlett and Brimmer for T. M'Lean, 1821. Second Edition/First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Aquatint doublespred title page and 24 costume plates, all finely hand-coloured. First published in 1815; printed on Whatman paper (mark show 1815-1821. Overall, a very handsome copy. Very Good [Textblock Near Fine]. Light shelf/edge wear, minor loss at head, tips through, spin lightly toned, front joint split, two ownership bookplates at front pastedown, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full red leather boards, five raised bands, gilt lettering and decorative elements, pale purple endpages, double-page color frontispiece, aeg. Small fo. 59pp. Illus. (colored plates). Item #6551

Price: $1,750.00