Costumes, Fashion & Military

HARDING, E[dward] (publisher) [and William ALEXANDER].

Costume of the Russian Empire. Costume de l'empire russe. Illustrated by upwards of seventy richly coloured engravings. Representé en plus de soixante-dix gravures superbement colorées.
£2,500

Fine example, attractively bound. The costumes were drawn after Georgi and Mueller, the English text was written by William Alexander, after the main texts available at the time on Russia.

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Costumes, Fashion & Military

[POLAND] – ZIENKOWICZ, Leon Józef.

Les Costumes du peuple polonais suivis d'une description exacte de ses moeurs de ses usages et de ses habitudes. Ouvrage pittoresque.
£4,250

BEAUTIFUL WORK ILLUSTRATING THE TRADITIONAL COSTUME AS POLITICAL REVENDICATION AND MANIFESTATION OF THE NATIONAL IDENTITY. ALSO ONE OF THE VERY FEW BOOKS ON POLISH COSTUME

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