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REINHARDT (Joseph). A Collection of Swiss Costumes, in Miniature, Designed by Reinhardt. Each Plate Represents a View taken on the Spot; To which is added a Description in French and English - Collection de Costumes Suisses, d'Après les Dessins de Reinhardt.1822

London: Printed by G. Schulze for W. T. Gilling, First edition, 4to (275 x 185 mm), 29 ff. titles in English and French, 30 finely hand-coloured aquatint plates, accompanied by leaves with descriptive letter-press in English and French, several plates offset onto tissue guards, occasional spotting, cont. half red calf, marbled boards, spine and corners rather rubbed, uncut. First edition of one of the most popular and beautiful of the early Swiss costume books. Lipperheide, 907; Colas, 2530.

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