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Hollar, Wenceslaus, 1607–1677

Ornatus muliebris Anglicanus, or, The severall habits of English women : from the nobilitie. to the contry woman, as they are in these times, 1640.

Additional Title(s):

Severall habits of English women, from the nobili:tie to the contry woman, as they are in these times

Several habits of English women, from the nobility to the country woman, as they are in these times

London : Sold by H. Overton at the White Horse without Newgate, [not before 1707]
Physical Description:
[1], 26 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NE642.H7 A3 1707
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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At foot of title page: Wenceslaus Hollar, Bohemus, fecit Londini, ao. 1640.
"State iv must be later than 1707, the year in which John Overton set up his third son, Philip, in business. State v [the present state] may be a few years later when Philip's stock passed, apparently, to his brother Henry ..."--Pennington.
Several post 1640 states of these plates exist, each with a printseller named on the title page. The original 1640 state lacked a printseller's name. Henry Overton started in business in 1707.
Pennington, R. Descriptive catalog of the etched work of W. Hollar, 1778-1803A
Pollard, A.W. Short-title catalogue of books printed in England, Scotland, & Ireland and of English books printed abroad, 1475-1640 (2nd ed.), 13599.5
"Advertisement. A set of the dresses & habits of foreign ladies & women done by the same hand & about the same time, but smaller, consising of 48 prints, very neat. Price 4 s."--Title page.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter calf with marbled boards; rebacked. Bookplate: St. Andrew Ward, Esq. Hooton Pagnell.
Subject Terms:
Costume -- Great Britain.
Costume -- History -- 17th century.
Great Britain -- History -- Costume.
Ward, St. Andrew -- Bookplate.
Women -- Great Britain -- Clothing -- Early works to 1800.
Women -- Great Britain -- Clothing -- Pictorial works -- Early works to 1800.
Etchings -- 1707.
Overton, Henry, 1675 or 1676-1751, publisher.

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