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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 [49] leaves, [49] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 35-37 cm
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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."

Call Number GT730 .C67 1843+ Copy 1 Oversize
GT730 .C67 1843+ Copy 2 Oversize
Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts
Subject Terms 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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