|Title||Costumes of British ladies from the time of William the Ist to the reign of Queen Victoria.|
|Contributors||Sampson, John, active 1850, lithographer.|
|Additional Titles||Costumes of British ladies, from materials collected during twenty-three years|
|Classification||Books & serials|
|Physical Description|| leaves,  leaves of plates : illustrations ; 35-37 cm|
|Full Orbis Record||http://hdl.handle.net/10079/bibid/3294585|
Originally issued in 12 parts, with wrapper title: Costumes of British ladies, from materials collected during twenty-three years. By a Lady. Lithographed by J. Sampson. To be completed in twelve parts. Price £4:10, complete. Dickinson & Son, 114, New Bond Street." Parts numbers 1-3 dated June-September 1843; remaining numbers have no date on cover title. Wrappers for numbers 1-8 with additional imprint: "Printed by Wm. Davy, Gilbert Street, Oxford Street."
"The various authorities whence these British costumes have been derived, will be found appended to each number [on the facing leaf]. They had been originally collected and drawn during a period of more than twenty years, without any--the slightest--view to publication ..."--Leaf 1.
Printed by Wm. Davy, Gilbert Street, Oxford Street.
Colas, R. Costume 730
Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), Gca 38
BAC: British Art Center copy 1 bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco. Title stamped in gilt on cover. Owner's label: De la Bibliothèque Louis Becker, Paris.
BAC: British Art Center copy 2 in original parts (12), in publisher's printed wrappers. With printed slip at front: "Dec. 1845. Messrs. Dickinson & Son have prepared a suitable binding for the 'Costumes of British ladies.' Price 10s. 6d. 114, New Bond Street."
GT730 .C67 1843+ Copy 1 Oversize
GT730 .C67 1843+ Copy 2 Oversize
|Collection||Rare Books and Manuscripts|
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Costume -- Great Britain -- Pictorial works.
Women's clothing -- Great Britain -- History.
|Form Genre Terms||Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1843-1845.|
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