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Author: KRETSCHMER, A., Title: Album Deutscher Volkstrachten [Gekürzte Original Ausgabe; Original edition, abridged].
Description: Leipzig, Bach, [..], 1870. 4°., original ornamental stamped cloth, gilded cover title. 20 very fine captionedhographed plates on stiff paper with extensive descriptive text in german and french on 13 unnumbered leaves [=25pp.], printed in double collumns. Very fine decorative contemporary exlibris pasted on verso of front cover. Illustrates and describes in detail a selection of traditional female, male and children's folkdress from nineteenth century Germany: Rügen, Mecklenburg, Pommern, Braunschweig, Sachsen Province, Harz, Westphalen, Hannover, etc. Lithographs in very fine and fresh condition. (original spine gone but skilfully replaced, covers a little bit soiled, protective tissue guards a bit discoloured, some foxing to ti.-p., contents very clean).
Keywords: germany national costume folkdress folkcostume tradition male female children nineteenthcentury culture heritage costume dress clothing regional
Price: EUR 425.00 = appr. US$ 461.91 Seller: Antiquarian Booksellers Gemilang
- Book number: 52503