Costumes Civil et Militaires de la Monarchie Francaise depuis 1200 jusqu’a 1820 [Civil and Military Costumes of the French Monarch from 1200 to 1820]

By: [Costume] F. Depech / Hippolyte LeComte

Price: $600.00

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Book Condition: Fair


[Costume] F. Depech / Hippolyte LeComte Costumes Civil et Militaires de la Monarchie Francaise depuis 1200 jusqu’a 1820 [Civil and Military Costumes of the French Monarch from 1200 to 1820] An incomplete set of 78 original hand colored lithographs of the robes and costumes worn by French aristocracy, clergy, and judiciary from the 13th - 19th centuries. From a series of 380 lithographs executed by Hippolyte Le Comte and published 1820-21 by Francois Delpech. Delpech operated the most popular lithographic print shop in Paris; LeComte was a French painter best known for his large scale historical paintings and ballet designs; the caricaturist J.J. Grandville worked in his studio. Approximately 8”x10”, signed in the plates -- bound in period board covers, with several plates detached. Covers heavily rubbed; plates are in good condition -- age-toned but the images are bright; occasional light foxing. Inquire for more scans.

Title: Costumes Civil et Militaires de la Monarchie Francaise depuis 1200 jusqu’a 1820 [Civil and Military Costumes of the French Monarch from 1200 to 1820]

Author Name: [Costume] F. Depech / Hippolyte LeComte

Categories: Europe, Costume & Fashion, Art, Design & Architecture, Illustrated Books,

Edition: 1st ed

Publisher: Paris: F. Depech : 1821

Book Condition: Fair

Item: 4.00 lbs

Seller ID: k200111h

Keywords: costume, fashion, royalty