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Creator:
Pyne, W. H. (William Henry), 1769-1843, author, illustrator, engraver.
Title(s):

The costume of Great Britain / designed, engraved, and written by W.H. Pyne.

Published/Created:
London : Published by William Miller, Albemarle-Street, 1808.
Physical Description:
[2], iii, [121] pages, 60 leaves of plates : illustrations ; 36 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
GT737 .P96 1808+ Oversize
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Originally issued in 1804.
"There are three editions or issues of this book: first with title dated 1804, but on paper watermarked prior to that year. Second, with a title dated 1808; and thirdly, in the above state, with an 1804 title, but recognizable by the later watermark. The edition of 1808 usually has plain backgrounds; both impressions of the 1804 are more desirable in having coloured backgrounds."--Abbey.
With an engraved vignette on title page.
Colas, R. Costume, 2448
Hiler, H. Bibliography of costume, p. 728
Lipperheidesche Kostümbibliothek (2. Aufl.), Gca18
Abbey, J.R. Life, p. 357
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco. Gilt edges. Plate 32 bound in correct order.
Subject Terms:
Clothing and dress -- Great Britain.
Costume -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- Hand-colored -- 1808.
Contributors:
Miller, William, 1769-1844, publisher.
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